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.
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- speak out,
- speak out of turn,
- speak softly and carry a big stick,
- speak the same language,
- speak to,
- speak up,
- speak volumes,
- speaker of the house
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