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自言自语

zì yán zì yǔ

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Self words, self language

Definition 定义

To talk to yourself ; mutter to yourself

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Talking to oneself

Example 例句

街上那个男的是在自言自语,还是在用无线耳机讲电话? Is that man on the street talking to himself or is he using a wireless earphone?

Similar 相似词

喃喃自语、自说自话

Opposite 相反词

侃侃而谈
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