Has the cat got your tongue?

Do you know the meaning of this question? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Boss: Can you tell me why business is so bad this month?

David: ………

Boss: What’s wrong? Has the cat got your tongue?

Does it mean:

a) why don’t you speak?

b) did the cat take your tongue?

c) do you have a tongue?

d) what happened to your mouth?

The answer is below!↓

 

Answer: a) why don’t you speak?