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be on the tip of your tongue

If something that you want to say is on the tip of your tongue, you think you know it and that you will be able to remember it very soon
(想说的话)就在嘴边(很快就会记起来)
Her name is on the tip of my tongue.
她的名字就在我的嘴边却一时说不出来。
Forgetting and forgetfulness
Translations of “be on the tip of your tongue”
in Chinese (Traditional) (想說的話)就在嘴邊(很快就會記起來)…
in Russian вертеться на языке…
in Turkish dilinin ucunda olmak…
in Polish ≈ mieć na końcu języka…
(Definition of be on the tip of your tongue from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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