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give tongue to


Definitions from WordNet

Verb give tongue to has 1 sense
  1. express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something

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Term: "give tongue to"


"Give tongue to" is a idiomatic expression used to describe the act of giving voice or expressing something verbally and openly. It denotes a situation when someone openly and audibly speaks their thoughts, opinions, or emotions.


1. Verb (idiomatic):

Sarah gave tongue to her frustration about the company's lack of communication during the meeting.

Tom always gives tongue to his political beliefs, regardless of who he's speaking to.

2. Verb (idiomatic, archaic):

In the olden days, bards would give tongue to tales of heroes and legends.

He gave tongue to a heartfelt apology before leaving.

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