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words fail me

The phrase words fail me is an idiom that expresses shock, surprise or dismay, especially when one cannot find words to express ones thoughts and feelings about something one has just seen or heard about.


John: Have you seen how she treats badly her husband?
Liz: Yes, words fail me. I've never seen anything quite like that!

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