Die Übersetzung von "surprise" - Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /səˈpraɪz/ us /sərˈprɑɪz/

A2 something that you did not expect to happen

I didn’t know that my parents were coming – it was a lovely surprise.
a surprise party

[ no plural ] the feeling that you get when something happens that you did not expect

He agreed to everything, much to / my surprise.
verb uk /səˈpraɪz/ us /sərˈprɑɪz/ present participle surprising, past tense and past participle surprised

B1 to make someone feel surprise

I didn’t tell her I was coming home early – I thought I’d surprise her.

(Die Übersetzung von "surprise" von Cambridge Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /səˈpraiz/

(the feeling caused by) something sudden or unexpected

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

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

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

para (mi/tu/su…) sorpresa, sorprendentemente
The weather is surprisingly warm for this time of year.
take by surprise

to catch unawares

coger por sorpresa, coger desprevenido
The news took me by surprise.

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

atacar por sorpresa, sorprender

(Die Übersetzung von "surprise" von PASSWORT Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)