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You could have knocked me over with a feather.

Meaning: You can say "you could have knocked me over with a feather" to show how surprised you were when something happened, or when you heard about something.

For example:

  • You could have knocked me over with a feather when I heard that Jules and Ken were getting married. I had no idea!

  • I saw my sister being interviewed on the news. You could have knocked me over with a feather!

Quick Quiz:

You could have knocked me over with a feather when I heard that
  1. we were having sandwiches for lunch
  2. the electricity bill had arrived
  3. I had won a million dollars in the lottery

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