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言葉に詰まる, ことばにつまる
Expression, Godan verb
to be at a loss for words
言葉に甘える, ことばに甘える, ことばにあまえる
Expression, Ichidan verb, usu. as お言葉〜
to accept a kind offer, to take someone up on their offer
言葉に窮する, ことばにきゅうする
Expression, See 言葉に詰まる
to be at a loss for words
言葉に表せない, ことばにあらわせない
ineffable, inexpressible
言葉に鞘がある, ことばにさやがある
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to be evasive, to be not entirely truthful, to not be frank
売り言葉に買い言葉, うりことばにかいことば
tit for tat (verbally)
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