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electric shock

noun [C] uk   us   (also shock)
a sudden painful feeling that you get when electricity flows through your body: He got an electric shock from one of the wires.
Translations of “electric shock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 觸電, 電擊…
in Russian электрошок…
in Turkish elektrik şok…
in Chinese (Simplified) 触电, 电击…
in Polish porażenie prądem…
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