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give tongue to

To articulate; to give voice to something. I had to finally give tongue to my frustrations with Meg always borrowing my car and returning it with no gas.
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References in classic literature ?
They gave tongue to interesting thoughts of my own soul, which had frequently flashed through my mind, and died away for want of utterance.
Then he stood upon the latter and gave tongue to his hideous challenge.
He said Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto would remain alive in the history as the personalities come and go because he gave tongue to the people that they could get their rights.