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weigh your words

(also weigh each word) to ​carefullythink about everything you are going to say before you say it: He gave ​evidence to the ​court, ​weighing each word as he ​spoke.
(Definition of weigh your words from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “weigh your words”
in Chinese (Simplified) 推敲, 斟酌字句…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推敲, 斟酌字句…
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