set/get tongues wagging

idiom

used to say that people are talking a lot about something
The news of their engagement set tongues wagging.

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“Set/get tongues wagging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%2Fget%20tongues%20wagging. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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