walk the talk

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Lazard is a group of important people giving important people advice. Doubtless Rohatyn counted himself among the former, and he did walk the talk (Fortune).


The English annotation is below. (English-Russian). 2003.

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  • walk the talk — INFORMAL ► to do the things you have said you would do, especially when you reach a position of power: »Business groups are waiting to see if the incoming Governor will walk the talk on promises to boost the state s economy. → Compare TALK THE… …   Financial and business terms

  • walk the talk — do what you talk about doing, practice what you preach    If we advise people to recycle, we should recycle. We have to walk the talk …   English idioms

  • walk the talk — verb To do what one said one could do, or would do, not just making empty promises. See Also: walk the walk, talk the talk …   Wiktionary

  • talk the talk — verb a) To speak like an expert; to exhibit ones knowledge of a subject. When it comes to reducing nuclear emissions, he talks the talk, but it remains to be seen if he walks the walk. b) To make empty discussion without taking appropriate action …   Wiktionary

  • Walk and talk — sometimes referred to as pedeconferencing is a distinctive storytelling technique used in film and television in which a number of characters have a conversation en route. The most basic form of Walk and Talk involves a walking character who is… …   Wikipedia

  • talk the talk — to say that you will do things Sure, she talks the talk, but can she walk the walk? [=she says that she will do things, but will she actually do them?] • • • Main Entry: ↑talk talk the talk see ↑talk, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑talk * * * ˌtalk t …   Useful english dictionary

  • walk|ie-talk|ie — «W kee T kee», noun. a small, portable receiving and transmitting radio set. It is powered by a battery and has a collapsible antenna. »So violent were the winds that the men could not speak with each other, though with a walkie talkie they were… …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk the talk — to say something in a way that appears to be true or real. For a woman whose criminal law practice is only 11 months old, she sure can talk the talk. Usage notes: sometimes used in the full form talk the talk and walk the walk to say something… …   New idioms dictionary

  • walk the walk — verb Act competently, like an expert. When it comes to reducing nuclear emissions, he talks the talk, but it remains to be seen if he can walk the walk. See Also: talk the talk, walk the talk …   Wiktionary

  • walk the walk — informal : to do the things that you say you will do Don t talk the talk unless you can walk the walk! [=don t say that you can do something unless you can actually do it] • • • Main Entry: ↑walk * * * ˌwalk the ˈwalk idiom (informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • walk the walk — INFORMAL ► to do the things you have planned and promised to do: »The country has yet to see whether the new leader can walk the walk. → Compare TALK THE TALK(Cf. ↑talk the talk) Main Entry: ↑walk …   Financial and business terms

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