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all bark and no bite

Word List: Common Expressions A-D

when a person appears to be really mean (barks) but doesn’t follow through with any negative action (doesn't bite)

There's nothing to worry about.  My dad acts like he’s really mean, but he’s actually all bark and no bite.

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