loosen someone's tongue

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Definition of loosen someone's tongue

: to cause someone to talk more freely : to cause someone to say things that would not usually be said Drinking alcohol can loosen your tongue.

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“Loosen someone's tongue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loosen%20someone%27s%20tongue. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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