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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
surprise /sə'praiz/
  • danh từ
    • sự ngạc nhiên
      • his surprise was visible: vẻ ngạc nhiên của anh ta lộ rõ ra
      • to my great surprise: làm tôi rất ngạc nhiên
    • sự bất ngờ, sự bất thình lình
      • the post was taken by surprise: đồn bị chiếm bất ngờ
    • điều làm ngạc nhiên, thú không ngờ
      • I have a surprise for you: tôi đành cho anh một thú không ngờ
    • (định ngữ) bất ngờ
      • a surprise visit: cuộc đến thăm bất ngờ
    • (định ngữ) ngạc nhiên
      • surprise packet: gói trong đó có những thứ mình không ngờ, gói "ngạc nhiên"
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm ngạc nhiên, làm kinh ngạc
      • more surprised than frightened: ngạc nhiên hơn là sợ
    • đột kích, đánh úp; chộp thình lình, chộp bắt (ai); bắt quả tang (ai)
      • to surprise someboby in the act: bắt ai quả tang
    • bất thình lình đẩy (ai) đến chỗ
      • to surprise someone into consent: bất thình lình đẩy ai đến chỗ phải đồng ý
Concise Dictionary
surprises|surprised|surprisingsər'praɪz /sə'p-
+the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
+a sudden unexpected event
+the act of surprising someone
+cause to be surprised
+come upon or take unawares
+attack by storm; attack suddenly

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 shock, astound, astonish, amaze, disconcert, nonplus, dumbfound or dumfound, stagger, take aback, strike, hit, Colloq floor, bowl over, flabbergast, rock or set (someone) back on his or her or Chiefly Brit their heels, Brit knock (someone) for six, US knock (someone) for a loop:
What surprised me was her coolness in the face of danger.
2 take or catch unawares, catch red-handed or in the act or in flagrante delicto, catch napping or off guard, discover:
When Samuel Johnson's wife found him with a maid, she said, 'Dr Johnson! I am surprised!', to which he replied, 'No, madam: you are amazed. I am surprised.'
3 shock, astonishment, amazement, stupefaction, wonder, incredulity:
Imagine my surprise to learn that I was being arrested.
4 blow, jolt, shocker, bolt from or US also out of the blue, bombshell, eye-opener:
It came as a surprise to me that my sister was pregnant.

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