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find one's tongue
Fig. to be able to talk; to figure out what to say. Tom was speechless for a moment. Then he found his tongue. Ann was unable to find her tongue. She sat there in silence.
find your tongue
to begin to speak after being silent because you felt nervous or frightened Amy took a step forward and finally found her tongue. 'I'm Rhoda's friend,' she said.See find out how the land lies