Definition of 'lip service'
Example sentences containing 'lip service'
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We cannot any longer pay lip service to morality.Positive Parent Power (1991)
Yes, they would pay lip service to the idea of compliance.Times, Sunday Times (2009) MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Encourage your manager to appoint a huge backroom staff, pay lip service to the long term then sack him.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In allowing the publication of names and a media presence the Court of Appeal pays lip service to the notion of open justice.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In their press conferences yesterday, both men paid lip service to the idea that it was the players who would win the game, not the coaches.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Definition of lip service from the Collins English Dictionary