Hold your tongue 保持缄默
- 2015年 7月 14日
如果有人让你 hold your tongue, 那意思就是让你闭嘴，别说了，尤其是在你说了不中听的话时。
I'm going to have to hold my tongue because I keep saying what I think and people get upset!
I had to tell Jane to hold her tongue; what she was saying didn't help us move forward in our planning meeting.
短语 slip of the tongue 的意思是口误、失言。
I meant to tell her she was fun not fat; it was just a slip of the tongue!