I stood there open-mouthed, unable to believe what I was seeing.
the stunning view from the mountaintop left us open-mouthed and at a loss for words
Recent Examples on the WebRuPaul told the girls, who reacted to the news with open-mouthed shock.—Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 19 Jan. 2024 For an hour, audiences watched open-mouthed as New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) took his spoiled but essentially sweet daughter, Meadow (Jamie-Lynn Sigler), on a college tour, only to glimpse, at a gas station, an FBI informant who put several of his friends in jail.—Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times, 7 Feb. 2024 Their son Dylan, 23, gives an open-mouthed expression while his sister Carys, 20, throws out a peace sign for the fun snap.—Marisa Sullivan, Peoplemag, 28 Dec. 2023 Santa asked as my younger daughter sat open-mouthed and speechless.—Monisha Rajesh, Travel + Leisure, 23 Dec. 2023 The houseguests reacted with open-mouthed shock when Smedley informed them of the exit.—Greg Braxton, Los Angeles Times, 11 Aug. 2023 For weeks, members of the Russian elite had been watching open-mouthed as Prigozhin launched volley after volley of abuse at the Russian military’s command, accusing it of incompetence, corruption and throwing away the lives of tens of thousands of Russian soldiers in Moscow’s war against Ukraine.—Catherine Belton, Robyn Dixon, Anchorage Daily News, 25 June 2023 Sandler nervously asks his open-mouthed co-star.—Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2023 See More
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