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Quiet as a mouse


Very quiet. Mice that inhabit the homes o f humans must be very quiet in their activities so as not to be discovered and disposed of, thusly the term implies an ability to act unnoticed.

“We visited them for 3 hours and his wife never spoke, she was as quiet as a mouse.”

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