speak too soon

Assume something prematurely, as in I guess I spoke too soon about moving to Boston; I didn't get the job after all.


Nearby words

  1. speak out,
  2. speak out of turn,
  3. speak softly and carry a big stick,
  4. speak the same language,
  5. speak to,
  6. speak up,
  7. speak volumes,
  8. speakeasy,
  9. speaker,
  10. speaker of the house

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