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open your mouth

to speak or start to speak: I don't know how she heard about it - I never opened my mouth.
(Definition of open your mouth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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open your mouth

infml to say something: I was so scared that I never opened my mouth.
(Definition of open your mouth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “open your mouth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开口,开始讲话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開口,開始說話…
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