Watch her tongue - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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watch (one's) tongue
To be very mindful or cautious about what one says; to keep a check on one's language or control what one says. You'd better watch your tongue around these parts, mister, or you'll find yourself on the wrong end of someone's fist! After being threatened with failure for my snide remarks in class, I knew had to watch my tongue for the rest of the semester.
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My nephew asked her to watch her tongue
and to stop using foul languageEoACA* she even cursed us before the police," N.
Now she has gone right back in time to play Fanny Price in a big budget adaptation of Jane Austen's classic Mansfield Park - and she's had to learn to watch her tongue
If she acts oblivious or doesn't make an effort to watch her tongue
, consider cutting her loose.
REGRET: Jill will watch her tongue
in future; CRITICISED: Alex