If someone is tongue-tied, they are speechless or cannot say what they want, often through shyness or embarrassment.Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- My hands are tied
- On the tip of your tongue
- Cat got your tongue?
- Tongue in cheek
- Bite your tongue
- Slip of the tongue
- Fit to be tied
- Hold your tongue
- A still tongue keeps a wise head
- Speak with a forked tongue
- Tied to your mother's apron strings
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