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Be so surprised, confused, or upset that one cannot think what to say.‘never loquacious, Sarah was now totally lost for words’
- ‘For perhaps the only time in their lives, you imagine, both were lost for words.’
- ‘John was lost for words at the prospect of the team facing the all-Ireland final.’
- ‘He said: ‘I was lost for words, I didn't envisage it, but it made me feel great.’’
- ‘'It's the only time I've ever been lost for words,’ he said.’
- ‘‘I thought you were lost for words,’ I murmured softly to myself.’
- ‘And then, suddenly, the devastation hit and I simply was lost for words, and I didn't really know what we could do.’
- ‘Talking about the contribution of his son, this father was lost for words.’
- ‘He was lost for words, waving his hands over his head as his mouth opened and closed noiselessly.’
- ‘I am not known for being lost for words but there was a moment when my mouth fell open and I was silent.’
- ‘I was lost for words - it was like a dream to see everyone helping me out.’
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