trip off the tongue

trip off the tongue

To be very easy or enjoyable to say. When you name your food truck, make sure it's something that trips off the tongue so that people will remember it. The book is a joy to read aloud. The passages just trip off the tongue.
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roll/slip/trip off the ˈtongue

be easy to say or pronounce: It’s not a name that exactly trips off the tongue, is it?
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MCS Good Fish Guide programme manager Bernadette Clarke said: "Although they may not trip off the tongue like cod, mackerel and plaice, these could, and should be, the fish suppers of the future.
The second effort had, like the English version, combined brecwast and cinio to come up with 'brecinio' - which definitely doesn't trip off the tongue.
FIVE series in and Scott & Bailey are one of the best cop duos on TV - even their names trip off the tongue like Cagney & Lacey.
BEST WALKS WITH A VIEW WITH JULIA BRADBURY (ITV, 8pm) THIS latest travelogue effort may have a convoluted title that doesn't exactly trip off the tongue, but the concept is pretty simple.
This latest travelogue may have a title that doesn't exactly trip off the tongue, but the concept is simple.
This latest travelogue effort may have a itle that doesn't exactly trip off the tongue, but the concept is pretty simple.
The name Conrad Gustave D'Huc Dressler may not be known to every reader of my column or trip off the tongue easily.
Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry and Ken Rosewall--names that trip off the tongue like a Who's Who of undisputed greats--all sit behind the Serb on tennis's honours board of grand slam champions.
Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry and Ken Rosewall -- names that trip off the tongue like a who's who of undisputed greats -- all sit behind the Serb on tennis' honours board of grand slam champions.
It goes without saying that the roll of honour is an illustrious one, full of names that trip off the tongue.
These days it is uniformly well received, with the melody of Ode to Joy, chosen as the Anthem for Europe in 1972, and most notably played in Berlin at Christmas 1989 just after the demolition of the Wall, being instantly familiar, even if the words don't trip off the tongue.
That worked for Google, but "Publix-ing" groceries just doesn't trip off the tongue.
Even if you recoil instinctively when phrases like 'better world' trip off the tongue of investment professionals, there's little doubt that those who have put money into green enterprises can already point to better profits.
The congregation had a little trouble with Jersualem, too - it doesn't exactly trip off the tongue - but they lifted the roof with our other choice.
The list of greats on that tour trip off the tongue and it's hard to imagine any of them heading into the 'Celebrity' Big Brother house as former Wales captain Gareth Thomas (above) did this week.