on the lips of

idiom

informal
: being said or discussed by (people)
trendy words on the lips of talk show hosts
a topic that is on the lips of many people

Examples of on the lips of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That question has remained on the lips of the fans for the past 12 months with little explanation given. Liam Canning, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 Multifamily may join the list of swear words on the lips of bankers as developers try to roll over construction loans into mortgages and secure enough tenants to fill their units, Arsenault said. Aldo Svaldi, The Denver Post, 4 Jan. 2024 For the first time since his defenestration from Fox, his name was once again on the lips of major national and international figures, the kind of notoriety on which Mr. Carlson has long thrived. Michael M. Grynbaum, New York Times, 8 Feb. 2024 But it’s only been on the lips of every U.S. bass angler for the last decade or so. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 4 Jan. 2024 Freedom and democracy were also on the lips of Boutonnat who was on hand to support France’s own international soft power push in Asia. Patrick Frater, Variety, 6 Nov. 2023 That’s the question on the lips of many stock market investors trying to decipher whether equities are set for one final rally before the year is out. Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 30 Oct. 2023 It’s been two years since celebrity chef Tiffany Derry opened Roots Southern Table, but the restaurant remains on the lips of food fans all around North Texas. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 1 Sep. 2023 After his country’s women’s soccer team won its first World Cup ever, Rubiales took the opportunity provided by the celebratory air of the medal ceremony to publicly plant a kiss on the lips of star midfielder Jenni Hermoso. Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times, 28 Aug. 2023

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“On the lips of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20lips%20of. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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