Today’s Idiom: Cat Got Your Tongue

Try to use today’s English idiom, Cat Got Your Tongue, in your next conversation!

When someone can’t answer or has nothing to say, you can reply, “Cat got your tongue?”

*Cat got your tongue? = Does the cat have your tongue?


1. Why can’t you give me advice? Cat got your tongue?

2. Susan wouldn’t talk about her problem. Cat must have her tongue.*



Question Time

1. Are there any expressions about cats and tongues in other languages?
2. What is a situation that you can use, “Cat got your tongue?”




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