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held one's tongue

phrase
variants: or held one's peace
past tense of hold one's tongue

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to stop talking
  • There are times when it is more prudent to hold your tongue than to express your opinion.

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held on to

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“Held one's tongue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/held%20one%27s%20tongue. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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