words fail someone

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used to say that a person does not know what to sayHe wanted to express his appreciation for all they had done, but words failed him.

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“Words fail someone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/words%20fail%20someone. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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