lost for words


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lost for words

unable to think of something to say at a loss for words Chris was lost for words at Kathy's incredible rudeness.
Usage notes: usually said because something has surprised you
See also: lost, word
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Longden's first two books were adapted for television under the title Wide-Eyed and Legless, and an adaptation of Lost for Words.
Lost For Words is at Ffotogallery, Turner House, Penarth, from today until April 24
Hilary Clinton was lost for words when Plaid aide Sara Medi asked her about Welsh devolution
You can find Lost For Words through the Irish Hospice Foundation's website at www.
The pair had met and worked together in 1998, when Postlethwaite famously played Longden in the award-winning Lost For Words.
MUM-of-two Michelle Foster was lost for words after winning a fabulous Nintendo Wii.
But when it came to rehearsing for the Best Talking Bird of Britain competition and demonstrating his vocal skills to a Chronicle reporter, the 10-year-old silver African grey was lost for words.
But he wasn't lost for words - or big, daft smiles - after joining a new group of friends in a pipes of peace-cum-pipes of pot smoking session.
DAVID DUNN plans to leave Sven Goran Eriksson lost for words at Ewood Park today after revealing the Swede hardly spoke after picking him for England.
I'M not lost for words often, as anyone who knows me or who has read this column will testify.
She said: 'The heady aroma of more than 100 varieties of old English roses in full bloom in the garden's Rose Labyrinth is enough to transform those lost for words into budding romantics.
Garritty, never one to be lost for words, joked: "If only I'd been light enough to ride on the Flat, I'd have made a fortune
But she admits she was so shocked when she phoned her parents Caroline and Stuart, both professors in the teaching wing of Dundee's Ninewells Hospital, that she was lost for words.
The overwhelming reaction had her lost for words and, with a big grin, she yelled: "OMG I love you.
TYPICAL, we've waited seven years to hear the Bullring Bull speak and when the day finally comes he's lost for words.