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I burned my tongue on the hot coffee.
English was clearly not his native tongue.
They were speaking in some foreign tongue.
She has a very sharp tongue.
I hope you've not allowed yourself to be persuaded by Laura's silver tongue.
a tongue of flame/fire
I had trouble getting my tongue around some of their names.
If you can't keep a civil tongue in your head, just keep quiet.
It's not exactly a name that rolls off the tongue.
I suspect he wrote that with tongue in cheek.
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View the pronunciation for tongue.
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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American definition of tongue from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.