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 real 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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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.
So a challenge for Western Mail readers: to come up with a perfect, one-word name for the "We Are Wales" team; even better if there's a Welsh word that will also trip off the tongue when said in English, Chinese or indeed any other language.
MENTION Dawn French and usually the name Jennifer Saunders will also trip off the tongue - after all, they are one of the nation's best-loved comedy duos.
JEZ Moxey is not in the least bit concerned that Kenny Jackett's name did not trip off the tongue of supporters who perhaps wanted a bigger name.
That worked for Google, but "Publix-ing" groceries just doesn't trip off the tongue.
IT doesn't exactly trip off the tongue, but Quvenzhane Wallis - or Nazie to her friends - is a name to look out for, as she has a promising future in film.
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.
They wanted the name Aviva to trip off the tongue but their management's behaviour has ensured it will leave a very sour taste in peoples' mouths.
THE names trip off the tongue like poetry for Falkirk fans, an epithet to a bygone age and a night of glory.