hold one's tongue

phrase

variants or hold one's peace
as in quiet (down)
to stop talking There are times when it is more prudent to hold your tongue than to express your opinion.

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“Hold one's tongue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hold%20one%27s%20tongue. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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