The company looked at each other with a perplexed interest -- and inquiringly at Huck, who was tongue-tied
By the side of this stage, which was reached by steps, were two other chairs on which the men carrying the prisoners seated Don Quixote and Sancho, all in silence, and by signs giving them to understand that they too were to he silent; which, however, they would have been without any signs, for their amazement at all they saw held them tongue-tied
These two men who had lived so long together in a community of intelligence, and whose eyes, accustomed to economize expressions, knew how to say so many things silently - these two old friends, one as noble as the other in heart, if they were unequal in fortune and birth, remained tongue-tied
whilst looking at each other.
It would be a pretty thing indeed, it we were to be tongue-tied
by our servants
She lingered instead, and finding him tongue-tied
, spoke to him.
I am tongue-tied
at present," said Julia, laughing; "but not on every subject," she continued, blushing to the eyes; "do tell me of St.
The clerks surveyed him with great curiosity, and he, not knowing well what to say to this ascending and descending scale, remained tongue-tied
She could not bring herself to utter a word as she embraced her schoolfellow; and Agatha was tongue-tied
It, however, checked her advances, and for some time held her tongue-tied
I was all this while chafing at the part I played, and sitting tongue-tied
between shame and merriment; but somehow at this I could hold in no longer, and bade Alan let me be, for I was better already.
These liquors have so far truth in them that they were not false enough to make poor Dagley seem merry: they only made his discontent less tongue-tied
when an interviewer/ questioner poses a query to a politician (any one of them) and after listening to the never ending rhetoric (much being irrelevant to the actual query), the loss of words,stuttering, stammering and becoming tongue-tied
(or 'twisted'), the interviewer/ questioner after repeating the query many times all to no avail, either gives up asking or is so confused can't remember what his/her question was in the first place