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Meaning of “be struck dumb” in the English Dictionary

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be struck dumb

to be so ​surprised by something that you cannot say anything: We were ​struckdumb when she ​announced she was ​pregnant.
(Definition of be struck dumb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be struck dumb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 震惊得哑口无言…
in Turkish dili tutulmak, şoka girip konuşamamak…
in Russian лишиться дара речи…
in Chinese (Traditional) 震驚得啞口無言…
in Polish oniemieć…
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