My tongue was bleedingI bit it so hardAs you were speakingI hid it, on guard
Your words, though trueWere quite unpleasantWhat good would it doTo 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!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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