English - Vietnamese Dictionary
unexpected /'ʌniks'pektid/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- không mong đợi, không ngờ, thình lình
- an unexpected piece of luck: một sự may mắn không ngờ
- danh từ
- điều không ngờ
- it is the unexpected that happens: chính điều không ngờ lại xảy ra
‚ʌnɪk'spektɪdAdvanced English Dictionary
+not expected or anticipated
+made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency
+happening or coming quickly and without warning
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
if sth is unexpected, it surprises you because you were not expecting it: an unexpected development / result / visitor + The announcement was not entirely unexpected.
the unexpected noun [sing.]: Police officers must be prepared for the unexpected.
unexpectedly adverb: They had arrived unexpectedly. + an unexpectedly large bill + The plane was unexpectedly delayed. + She died unexpectedly of a heart attack. + Not unexpectedly, most local business depends on tourism.
unexpectedness noun [U]
Help came from a most unexpected quarter.
| completely, quite, totally, wholly | not entirely
His death was not entirely unexpected.
| rather, somewhat
It happened in rather unexpected circumstances.
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