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walk the walk

verb phrase

to show that something is true or real through one's actions


She showed that she was ready to walk the walk by doing archaeology every week.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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walk the plank

verb phrase

To be destroyed or sacrificed; be fired: Rostow's Deputy Walks the Plank; Rostow Hangs In/ If you don't have the votes, you don't make your friends walk the plank

[1835+; fr the pirate practice of forcing unwanted persons to walk out on a plank and plunge into the sea]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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