so still you could hear a pin drop

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so still you could hear a pin drop

Extremely quiet and still. After the boss's outburst, the meeting room was so still you could hear a pin drop. Waiting to see what happened next in the play, everyone in the audience stayed so still you could hear a pin drop.
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so still you could hear a pin drop

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Fig. very quiet. (Also with can.) When I came into the room, it was so still you could hear a pin drop. Then everyone shouted, "Happy birthday!" Please be quiet. Be so quiet you can hear a pin drop.
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