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a closed mouth gathers no feet

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Etymology

From put one's foot in one's mouth, adopting the structure of a rolling stone gathers no moss.

Idiom

a closed mouth gathers no feet

  1. (idiomatic) One who does not speak can be certain he won't say anything embarrassing.

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