gobsmacked


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gobsmacked

A British term meaning to be completely astonished about something.
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Naturally Lloyd is gobsmacked when the truth comes out that his girlfriend is married, despite the fact she's left Neil.
I was even more gobsmacked by Uruguay's attempts to pretend it never happened, or that Suarez was somehow the victim of an unprovoked assault by Chiellini.
The dad of two said: "I am absolutely gobsmacked, I can't believe it.
To be perfectly frank, I was so gobsmacked by the figure, which was so divorced from reality from someone who was still an employee, and seemed to me to be somewhat inflated.
We learn much about his meticulous, long-haul work process and his interpretation of some of his more complex opuses (I was gobsmacked to hear that the song that's always struck me as his most devastating, ``The Traitor,'' is in Cohen's view an upbeat ode to accepting life's compromises).
Paul Ward, head brewer of the Kelham Island Brewery said: 'I'm gobsmacked.
If he comes to Bath, though, I'm gobsmacked, I really am," said the former England and Lions centre.
She said, "I was absolutely gobsmacked absolutely gobsmacked when I found out I had when I found out I had won - it was so tense won - it was so tense waiting to hear the results waiting to hear the results but when I heard my but when I heard my name called I couldn't name called I couldn't believe it
Barclaycard claims handler Eirian, of Cardiff, said: "I was gobsmacked.
Meanwhile, Katie is gobsmacked when Declan pops the question, and Moira fears her marriage is over.
Just behind in third was 28-1 chance Nagham to leave most punters gobsmacked.
The Sun quoted him, as saying: "I stood there watching Rory with that trophy and I was absolutely gobsmacked, because I kept thinking about how young and inexperienced he is.