- 目瞪口呆 [mù dèng kǒu dāi]
- eyes and mouth are fixed -- terrified; be struck dumb with astonishment; staring in bewilderment; stare openmouthed; stare in mute amazement; stand aghast; stare with one's mouth agape; stand like death with mouth gaping; stare with astonishment; be astounded and stand with open mouth; be so frightened one's mouth hung ajar; dumbfounded; stunned; stunned speechless; One's eyes were fixed and one's mouth wide open.; (He was so frightened that) his eyes stared woodenly and his jaw hung.:
be struck dumb with fear; 吓得目瞪口呆
The neighbours all stood aghast, and dared not move. 邻居们都目瞪口呆，再不敢动。
She gaped at the tall man, not believing that he was her younger brother.
I always hesitated before delivering the tag line that stunned the audience.
She was shocked to the marrow by his actions.