Übersetzung von “surprise” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

surprise

nounsurprise /sərˈpraɪz, sə-/
countable sth you were not expecting
surprise feminine

He bought me a new camera as a surprise.
Il m'a fait la surprise de m'acheter un nouvel appareil photo.

We're planning to throw a surprise party for her.
Nous projetons d'organiser une soirée surprise pour elle.
uncountable the feeling of slight shock when sth unexpected happens
étonnement masculine

You could see the surprise in her eyes.
Vous pouviez lire la surprise dans son regard.
catch/take sb by surprise
to happen unexpectedly, causing surprise
prendre qqn au dépourvu

The bad weather caught them totally by surprise.
Le mauvais temps les a complétement pris au dépourvu.

surprise

verb transitivesurprise /sərˈpraɪz, sə-/
to make sb feel surprise
surprendre , étonner

He surprised her with a big bunch of roses.
Il l'a surprise avec un gros bouquet de fleurs.

It didn't surprise me that she was upset.
Je n'étais pas étonné qu'elle fût bouleversée.
to attack unexpectedly
attaquer par surprise

The plan was to surprise them as they came out of the castle.
Le plan était de les attaquer par surprise alors qu'ils sortaient du château.

(Übersetzung von “surprise” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

surprise

noun /səˈpraiz/

(the feeling caused by) something sudden or unexpected

surprise
His statement caused some surprise
Your letter was a pleasant surprise
There were some nasty surprises waiting for her when she returned
He stared at her in surprise
To my surprise the door was unlocked
(also adjective) He paid them a surprise visit.
surprised adjective

showing or feeling surprise

surpris
his surprised face
I’m surprised (that) he’s not here
You behaved badly – I’m surprised at you!
I wouldn’t be surprised if he won.
surprising adjective

likely to cause surprise

surprenant
surprising news
It is not surprising that he resigned.
surprisingly adverb

étonnamment
Surprisingly, he did win.
take by surprise

to catch unawares

prendre par surprise
The news took me by surprise.

to capture (a fort etc) by a sudden, unexpected attack.

prendre par un coup de main

surprise

verb

to lead, by means of surprise, into doing something

surprendre (au point que)
Her sudden question surprised him into betraying himself.

to find, come upon, or attack, without warning

surprendre
They surprised the enemy from the rear.

(Übersetzung von “surprise” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)