fine one to talk

Definition of fine one to talk

used to say that a person should not say bad things about someone else because those same things could be said about him or her
  • "Those kids are no good." "You're a fine one to talk, considering all the trouble you caused when you were young."

Word by Word Definitions

fine play
  1. : end, conclusion

  2. : a compromise of a fictitious suit used as a form of conveyance of lands

  3. : a sum imposed as punishment for an offense

  1. : to impose a fine on : punish by a fine

  1. : free from impurity

  2. : having a stated proportion of pure metal in the composition expressed in parts per thousand

  3. : very thin in gauge or texture

  1. : finely: such as

  2. : very well

  3. : all right

  1. : purify, clarify

  2. : to make finer in quality or size

  3. : to become pure or clear

  1. : end

talk play
  1. : to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken words

  2. : to convey information or communicate in any way (as with signs or sounds)

  3. : to use speech : speak

  1. : the act or an instance of talking : speech

  2. : a way of speaking : language

  3. : pointless or fruitless discussion : verbiage


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