Bedeutung von "surprise" - als Fremdsprache


noun uk us /səˈpraɪz/

A2 an event that you did not expect to happen:

I didn't know that my parents were coming - it was a lovely surprise.
Her resignation came as a complete surprise (= was very surprising).
a surprise party

B2 the feeling that you get when something happens that you did not expect:

He agreed to everything, much to my surprise.
take/catch sb by surprise

to be unexpected and make someone feel surprise:

I wasn't expecting her to be so angry - it took me by surprise.

(Definition von "surprise noun" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)