Bedeutung von “shock” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] us uk /ʃɒk/
Extra Examples
Local people have been shocked by recent events in the town.The country was shocked by the President's decision.I was shocked by her total ignorance of world history.I'm sorry. I didn't mean to shock you.The sight of so much blood had shocked him.

B2 to surprise and upset someone:

[ often passive ] Many people were shocked by the violent scenes in the film.
shocked adjective


[ + to do sth ] We were shocked to find rat poison in our hotel room.

(Definition von “shock verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)