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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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European nights have become entwined in Liverpool's illustrious history, the dates and opponents tripping off the tongue of supporters privileged enough to have been in attendance.
The heroes' names come tripping off the tongue: AP McCoy, American Pharoah, Golden Horn, Coneygree, Willie Mullins, Ryan Moore, Silvestre de Sousa, Frankie Dettori, Paul Nicholls, Treve, Solow, Faugheen, Richard Hughes, Hurricane Fly, Gleneagles, Air Force Blue, Muhaarar et al.
SIR - Over the past year, resilient seems to be the "in" word tripping off the tongue of Mr Alun Davies, Welsh Agriculture Minister.
"New Foundation" might not come tripping off the tongue quite as easily as the "New Deal", as it has twice as many syllables.
Apart from tripping off the tongue, they're all locations visited in the opening episode of a fascinating new series - Martin Clunes: Islands of Britain - hosted by actor Martin Clunes.
Names like Shandong, Hebei and Tianjin may soon be tripping off the tongue as easily as Coonawarra, Stellenbosch and Wairarapa.
The insults are already tripping off the tongue of Mouth Almighty, a sure sign that there is serious interest in the Mayweather camp.
Already you should be interested but when titles such as Space Invaders, Operation Wolf, Elevator Action, Bubble Bobble, Rainbow Island and Jungle Hunt come tripping off the tongue, you know you're in for a treat.
These are the words which viewers will hear tripping off the tongue of Merthyr Tydfil's pop wannabe Elicia Jones when she gets her big break on prime-time network TV on Saturday.
Come next May the former Falkirk star wants the name Rae to be tripping off the tongue along with them - and a permanent fixture in a dark blue shirt to boot.
("Seven and a half more years" hardly comes tripping off the tongue.) The President worked the rope line, and although Judy and I got to see him clearly, we weren't tenacious enough to work our way to the front.
Apart from tripping off the tongue, they're all locations visited in the opening episode of this new series, hosted by actor Martin Clunes.