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be struck dumb

To be rendered speechless or dumbfounded, as due to a great surprise or shock. We were all struck dumb by my father's announcement that he was resigning from the company.
See also: dumb, struck
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Hollywood's been struck dumb, silenced by a dubbers strike in Italy that could darken the silver screen.