get\ one's\ tongue

See: cat get one's tongue

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get one's tongue — See: CAT GET ONE S TONGUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one's tongue — See: CAT GET ONE S TONGUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one's tongue around — pronounce (words) she found it very difficult to get her tongue around the unfamiliar words …   Useful english dictionary

  • get one's tongue round — pronounce (words). → tongue …   English new terms dictionary

  • cat\ get\ one's\ tongue — You are not able or willing to talk because of shyness. Usually used about children or as a question to children. Tommy s father asked Tommy if the cat had got his tongue. The little girl had a poem to recite, but the cat got her tongue. Compare …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lose one's tongue — {v. phr.}, informal To be so embarrassed or surprised that you cannot talk. * /The man would always lose his tongue when he was introduced to new people./ Compare: CAT GET ONE S TONGUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lose one's tongue — {v. phr.}, informal To be so embarrassed or surprised that you cannot talk. * /The man would always lose his tongue when he was introduced to new people./ Compare: CAT GET ONE S TONGUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lose\ one's\ tongue — v. phr., informal to be so embarrassed or surprised that you cannot talk. The man would always lose his tongue when he was introduced to new people. Compare: cat get one s tongue …   Словарь американских идиом

  • the rough edge of one's tongue — the rough edge (or side) of one s tongue a scolding you two stop quarreling or you ll get the rough edge of my tongue …   Useful english dictionary

  • tongue — noun 1》 the fleshy muscular organ in the mouth, used for tasting, licking, swallowing, and (in humans) articulating speech.     ↘the tongue of an ox or lamb, as food. 2》 a person s style or manner of speaking. 3》 a particular language. 4》 a strip …   English new terms dictionary

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