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you could hear a pin drop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishyou could hear a pin dropyou could hear a pin dropQUIETused to emphasize how quiet a place is You could have heard a pin drop in there. unheard of hear
Examples from the Corpus
you could hear a pin dropAfter he finished telling the story you could have heard a pin drop.It was so quiet in the hall you could hear a pin drop.You could hear a pin drop in the auditorium during Norvell's speech.
you could hear a pin dropyou could hear a pin dropspokenQUIET used to say that it is very quiet and no one is speaking pin
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