Do you know the English expression “to bite (one’s) tongue“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Jean: Did you tell Emma what you thought of her cooking?
Phil: No, I bit my tongue. She would have been upset.
Does it mean:
a) not say something you want to say
b) physically bite your tongue
c) say something you want to say
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Answer: a) not say something you want to say