kieli solmussa

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kieli ‎(tongue) + solmussa ‎(in a knot)

Phrase[edit]

kieli solmussa

  1. (idiomatic) tongue-tied, at a loss for words (unable to express oneself clearly or fluently)
    Jos et ole koskaan harjoitellut työhönottohaastattelua, olet luultavasti muutaman kerran kieli solmussa ensimmäisessä haastattelussasi.
    If you have never practiced at interviewing for a job, you are likely to have a few tongue-tied moments during your first interview.