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Cat got your tongue?

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Is there a figurative translation for "cat got your tongue?" Is there one that's most appropriate to Mexican Spanish? Or should I translate directly?

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updated AGO 23, 2009
posted by oddmonster

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Well in Mexico

Morderse la lengua= To bite one's tongue

No Se lo sacaran ni con pinzas= Cannot get someone to talk

One translation, although not mexican is:

Le comieron la lengua los ratones= a cat has got your tongue

and a direct translation:

Te ha comido la lengua el gato

One really popular one in Mexico is:

No decir ni pío= To not say a word

updated AGO 23, 2009
edited by LAtINaPunKROcKerAConFundidA
posted by LAtINaPunKROcKerAConFundidA
Thank you so much for your prompt response! Much appreciated. :) - oddmonster, AGO 23, 2009
You're Welcome! - LAtINaPunKROcKerAConFundidA, AGO 23, 2009
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