take the words right out of someone's mouth

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Definition of take the words right out of someone's mouth

: to say exactly what someone was thinking I agree! You took the words right out of my mouth!

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“Take the words right out of someone's mouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20words%20right%20out%20of%20someone%27s%20mouth. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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