watch one's language
Definition of watch one's language
: to be careful about the words one uses You'd better watch your language when you're talking to her.
Word by Word Definitions
: to keep vigil as a devotional exercise
: to be awake during the night
: to be attentive or vigilant
: the act of keeping awake to guard, protect, or attend
: the state of being wakeful
: a wake over a dead body
: the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community
: audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organs
: a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings
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