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holding one's tongue

phrase
variants: or holding one's peace
present participle 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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“Holding one's tongue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holding%20one%27s%20tongue. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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