hold one's tongue

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hold one's tongue (third-person singular simple present holds one's tongue, present participle holding one's tongue, simple past and past participle held one's tongue)

  1. (idiomatic) To refrain from talking about something.
    I don't like his political ideas, but I will hold my tongue.

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