tongue

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tongue

In addition to the idioms beginning with tongue, also see bite one's tongue; cat got someone's tongue; hold one's tongue; keep a civil tongue; on the tip of one's tongue; slip of the lip (tongue).

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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