make (someone's) jaw drop

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make (someone's) jaw drop

To cause someone to pause in astonishment, awe, or disbelief, especially with his or her mouth left open. Did you see Kathy's new dress? It's so gorgeous it made my jaw drop! That play was so amazing that it made all of our jaws drop! It made my husband's jaw drop to hear that I was leaving him.
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They then started experimenting with different canvases, brushes, inks and paints and eventually hit upon a combination that made their jaws drop.