to put or stick one's tongue out (at sb)sacar la lengua (a algn);she has a quick/nasty tonguetiene mucha labia/una lengua viperina
...her sharp wit and quick tongueShe had a nasty tongue, but I liked her
with (one's) tongue in (one's) cheekirónicamente;burla burlando
to say sth tongue in cheekdecir algo en tono de burla
to keep a civil tongue in one's headmoderar las palabras or el lenguaje
Sparky Princess Anne, not a Diana fan, will attempt to keep a civil tongue in her head with nice new husband Tim at her side"How did I manage to keep a civil tongue in my head?" demanded Alex as soon as Darrow had stalked out. `I must be getting saintly in my old age!"
to get one's tongue around sth
I can't get my tongue round these Latin namesestos nombres latinos resultan impronunciables
to find one's tongue
so you've found your tongue?¿así que estás dispuesto por fin a hablar?
to give tongue[+hounds]empezar a ladrar
to hold one's tonguecallarse
hold your tongue!¡cállate la boca!
to loosen sb's tonguehacer hablar a algn
wine loosens the tongueel vino suelta la lengua
to lose one's tongue
have you lost your tongue?¿te has tragado la lengua?
to trip or roll off the tongue
the formula came tripping or rolling off his/her tonguepronunció la fórmula con la mayor facilidad;it doesn't exactly trip off the tongueno se puede decir que sea fácil de pronunciar