you could hear a pin drop

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Definition of you could hear a pin drop

used to say that it was so quiet that the smallest noise could be heard After he announced that he was leaving, you could hear a pin drop in the office.

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“You could hear a pin drop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/you%20could%20hear%20a%20pin%20drop. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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