strike (someone) dumb

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strike (someone) dumb

To render someone speechless, as due to a great surprise or shock. My father's sudden resignation from the company struck each of us dumb.
See also: dumb, strike
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The experience STRUCK me dumb for a good 30 seconds.
Something of this fiction connects with the reality of him in an airport walking away having struck me dumb.