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Re: "my jaw fell to the floor"

Posted by ESC on June 02, 2006

In Reply to: Re: "my jaw fell to the floor" posted by R. Berg on June 02, 2006

: : what is the meaning of "my jaw fell to the floor"...is that is correct? how to use it?

: It means "I was astonished." (My mouth opened wide in amazement.)

: "When Grandma said she was pregnant, my jaw fell to the floor."

Seems like I've heard: "My jaw dropped." And "I about dropped my teeth."