Posted by ESC on June 02, 2006
In Reply to: "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."