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My tongue was bleeding
I bit it so hard
As you were speaking
I hid it, on guard

Your words, though true
Were quite unpleasant
What good would it do
To call you a pheasant?

Bite your tongue!

Fig. an expression said to someone who has just stated an unpleasant supposition that unfortunately maybe true. Mary: I’m afraid that we’ve missed the plane already. Jane: Bite your tongue! We still have time. Mary: Marry him? But you’re older than he is! Sally: Bite your tongue!
See also: bite
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

What Does the Bible Say About Taming Your Tongue?

Bible verses about Taming Your Tongue ESV / 243 helpful votes. Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips! Helpful Not Helpful 


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