All bark and no bite
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All Bark and No Bite


The phrase ‘all bark and no bite’ is usually said about someone who talks a lot, but doesn’t really end up taking action on his threat.

Example of use: “She said that she will call the police if those people ever bother her again, but she didn’t. She’s all bark and no bite.”

Interesting fact

Have you ever met a dog that barks but doesn’t bite?