Idioms with TONGUE

hold your tongue
to not say anything about something
It was difficult, but I managed to hold my tongue.

find your tongue
to be able to speak after being too afraid
He eventually found his tongue and told us about the incident.

cat got your tongue?
used to ask when someone is not talking or saying anything
What’s the matter? Cat got your tongue?

a slip of the tongue
something that is said by mistake
I didn’t mean to say that. It was a slip of the tongue.

on the tip of your tongue
used to say when you know something but cannot remember it
The answer was on the tip of my tongue.