empty talk


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Noun1.empty talk - loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning
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Empty talk Trevor Gerrard alongside grit bin in Balfour Street
We have heard a lot of empty talk from the Socialists about social rights but it took an EPP Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, and an EPP Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, to strengthen and make Social Europe a reality.
But the Live Aid days are long passed and the general public are less inclined to fall for empty talk from people like him.
There are organizations who talk about helping farmers but it is all empty talk," Ibrahim said.
Earlier in the day, BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary said former pacer Sreesanth is indulging in empty talk by saying he can play for any other country.
Yet in summer 2017, as thousands of new refugees uproot their lives every week, a global compact on the far horizon must seem like empty talk.
Officials have been promising progress in this area for many years, but unfortunately most of it is just empty talk.
This stand of ours clarified before the world is by no means an empty talk.
We do not make false announcements while Abdul Majeed did empty talk in Baloch bye-election as he announced building of schools, colleges and roads but nothing happened.
It would be much better if Lithuanian public persons, instead of empty talk on Soviet-style control over the food prices, would talk about the reducing of administrative burden.
Perhaps it's just empty talk, although his official running mate, Sen.