(one's) jaw drops(redirected from one's jaw dropped)
(one's) jaw drops
One shows utter shock or great surprise, especially upon learning unexpected news. Our jaws dropped when we found out how much they were paying in rent. Oh my gosh, I can't believe you're going to have a baby! My jaw is dropping! I love watching people's jaws drop when I tell them that they've got a winning lottery ticket.
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your ˈjaw dropsyour mouth opens because you are very surprised: When they told her that she had won a million dollars, her jaw dropped in amazement. ▶ ˈjaw-dropping adj.: Taking the desert road was a jaw-dropping experience.
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