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    Cool The question brought her up short.

    What does it mean by the expression

    " The question brought her up short. "

    Thank you.


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    Smile Re: The question brought her up short.

    The expression implies that someone is made to stop suddenly in thought, or even physically. A similar expression is: 'stopped in her tracks'. Hope this helps. SB

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