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unawares

adverb uk   /ˌʌn.əˈweəz/ us    /-ˈwerz/
suddenly and unexpectedly without any warning: The overnight invasion took the military experts unawares. The prime minister seemed to have been caught unawares by (= was not expecting) this sudden attack of criticism .
Translations of “unawares”
in Chinese (Traditional) 出其不意地,意外地,冷不防地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出其不意地,意外地,冷不防地…
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