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be lost for words

to be so shocked, surprised, full of admiration, etc. that you cannot speak: Mary was lost for words when she was awarded the prize.
Translations of “be lost for words”
in Chinese (Traditional) (因感到震驚、驚訝、震撼等)說不出話來…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因感到震惊、惊讶、震撼等)说不出话来…
(Definition of be lost for words from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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