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    Gob-smacked

    Is gob-smacked commonly used in the UK?

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    Re: Gob-smacked

    Quote Originally Posted by banderas View Post
    Is gob-smacked commonly used in the UK?
    More in the North than down here. But I like it; so did my daughter when, aged five, she wrote in a Christmas essay - 'When Mary heard that she was going to have a baby she was gob-smacked'. Her teacher was strangely unimpressed (it's not the most appropriate of registers )

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