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English definition of “loosen sb's tongue”

loosen sb's tongue

to make someone speak very honestly : A few whiskies should loosen his tongue.Liberating, relaxing and releasing
(Definition of loosen sb's tongue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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