walk the walk


: to do the things that one says one will do
As the saying goes, "Don't talk the talk unless you can walk the walk!"

Examples of walk the walk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Moonlighting CEOs Ritter is the latest top boss who has tried to walk the walk at their companies to better understand day-to-day challenges. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune, 23 Aug. 2023 The problem goes beyond the fact that Jerry has talked that talk before declining to walk the walk in the past. Tim Cowlishaw, Dallas News, 31 July 2023 In closing, the defense stuck to its initial sentiments that these men were talking the talk, with no means or intention to walk the walk. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, 24 Oct. 2022 The opportunity to walk the walk starts now. Dallas News, 17 June 2022 Now an unsubstantiated—and perhaps politically motivated—allegation against a female employee of the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington and her boss gives the U.S. president and his team a chance to walk the walk. Mary Anastasia O’Grady, WSJ, 8 May 2022 There’s little doubt that some who record scamming songs do indeed walk the walk. New York Times, 14 Mar. 2022 But some really walk the walk, and Alejandro did. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 4 Mar. 2022 Tweet the talk and walk the walk. Deena Shakir, Forbes, 9 Nov. 2021 See More

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“Walk the walk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walk%20the%20walk. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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