Author Topic: on the tip of one's tongue -> στο στόμα μου το έχω | εδώ το έχω | να, εδώ το έχω | κόλλησα | κόλλησα τώρα | μισό να θυμηθώ  (Read 227 times)

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on the tip of one's tongue -> στο στόμα μου το έχω | εδώ το έχω | να, εδώ το έχω | κόλλησα | κόλλησα τώρα | μισό να θυμηθώ

Fig. [of a thought or idea] about to be said or almost remembered. (*Typically: be ~; have something ~.) I have his name right on the tip of my tongue. I'll think of it in a second. John had the answer on the tip of his tongue, but Anne said it first.

on the tip of your tongue
about to be said Her name is right on the tip of my tongue - Helen something or other, what is her last name!
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/on+the+tip+of+tongue

When a person cannot remember something.
I cannot remember what day I have to go to the office, it's at the tip of my tongue!
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=it's%20at%20the%20tip%20of%20my%20tongue

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