you could have knocked me over with a feather

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you could have knocked me over with a feather

An expression of great or utter surprise, bewilderment, or astonishment. I was so taken aback when I found out I'd won the lottery that you could have knocked me over with a feather!
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You could have knocked me over with a feather.

Fig. I was extremely surprised.; I was so surprised that it was as if I was disoriented and could have been knocked over easily. When she told me she was going to get married, you could have knocked me over with a feather. John: Did you hear that they are going to tear down city hall and build a new oneprice tag twelve million dollars? Sally: Yes, and when I heard that, you could have knocked me over with a feather.
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You could have knocked me over with a feather

sent. I was completely surprised. I was shocked. You could have knocked me over with a feather.
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