cat got your tongue

cat got your tongue
why do you not speak? lose your tongue?
  

Before I could reply, she said, "Cat got your tongue?"


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  • Cat got your tongue? — informal used to ask someone why he or she is not saying anything “You ve been unusually quiet tonight,” she said. “What s the matter? Cat got your tongue?” • • • Main Entry: ↑cat Cat got your tongue? see ↑cat • • • Main Entry: ↑tongue …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat got your tongue — cat got (your) tongue why are you not speaking. After she finished the story, I kept silent. “What s the matter, cat got your tongue?” she asked …   New idioms dictionary

  • cat got your tongue? — If someone asks if the cat has got your tongue, they want to know why you are not speaking when they think you should …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • cat got your tongue? —    If someone asks if the cat has got your tongue, they want to know why you are not speaking when they think you should.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • (has the) cat got your tongue? — spoken phrase used when someone does not speak when you expect them to Thesaurus: ways of asking questions and making requestshyponym to ask a question or questionssynonym Main entry: cat * * * (has the) cat got your …   Useful english dictionary

  • Has the cat got your tongue? — Has the cat got (your) tongue? something that you say to someone when you are annoyed because they will not speak. Well, has the cat got your tongue? I m waiting for an explanation …   New idioms dictionary

  • has the cat got your tongue — did a cat get your tongue? did you swallow your tongue? Why don t you speak? …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sheriff Got Your Tongue? — Infobox Television episode Title = Sheriff Got Your Tongue? Series = Robin Hood Caption = Robin holding the Sheriff at arrowpoint Season = 1 Episode = 2 Airdate = October 14 2006 Production = 102 Writer = Dominic Minghella Director = John McKay… …   Wikipedia

  • has the cat got your... — See cat got your tongue …   English idioms

  • cat got tongue — cat got (your) tongue why are you not speaking. After she finished the story, I kept silent. “What s the matter, cat got your tongue?” she asked …   New idioms dictionary

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