Bite (one’s) tongue

Do you know the English expression “to bite (one’s) tongue“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Sara: The boss gave us the wrong sales data in the meeting.

Mandy: Did you tell her?

Sara: No, she was in a bad mood so I bit my tongue.

Does it mean:

a) physically bite one’s tongue

b) laugh

c) lie

d) not say anything

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Answer: d) not say anything