Hold your tongue 保持緘默
- 2015年 7月 14日
如果有人讓你 hold your tongue, 那意思就是讓你閉嘴，別說了，尤其是在你說了不中聽的話時。
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.
短語 slip of the tongue 的意思是口誤、失言。
I meant to tell her she was fun not fat; it was just a slip of the tongue!