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open involuntarily

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It's good when people's mouths drop open or they have a look under the microscope because they don't believe how small it is.
It's quite profound to sit and watch someone's mouth drop open as they read the words you've slaved over.
Meanwhile, the closing of the check valve creates a slight vacuum, which permits the poppet valve to drop open again.
He said: "You should have seen their mouths drop open.
Not only does Matt's news cause Adam's (James Nesbitt) jaw to drop open in abject horror, it quickly snowballs as one by one, the friends find out and each reacts in their own unique way.
Not only does Matt's news cause Adam's (James Nesbitt) jaw to drop open in abject horror, it quickly snowballs as, one by one, the friends find out and each reacts in their own unique way.
When we explain to people what's going on, their mouths drop open and they are outraged,'' said Valencia resident Tom Dicioccio, a frequent critic of the Santa Clarita City Council.
Black-on-black crime is so commonplace, shootings are becoming so regular, that mouths do not drop open anymore.
Most coveted of all is the Mercedes-Benz SLK, with its incredible folding tin roof that stashes itself inside the boot while bystanders' mouths drop open.
THE TV ad that always makes my jaw drop open is the one for the new Ford Focus.
When people come in, their mouths drop open,'' Bannister said with a grin.
A few days later the same thing would happen until one day, making my gobstopper-filled mouth drop open, mum, obviously tired of the same answer, said: "Ask your father.
But with the First Division trapdoor about to drop open, maybe he should put Big Ron out of his misery right now.
Their eyes widen dramatically and their mouths drop open," she said.
We walk into McDonald's together and people's mouths drop open.