Translation of "flabbergast" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T often passive ] uk /ˈflæb.ə.ɡɑːst/ us /ˈflæb.ɚ.ɡæst/ informal

to shock someone, usually by telling that person something they were not expecting

He was flabbergasted when we told him how cheap it was. 我们告诉他这东西有多便宜时,他惊得目瞪口呆。
flabbergasted adjective uk /ˈflæb.ə.ɡɑː.stɪd/ us /ˈflæb.ɚ.ɡæs.tɪd/

When they announced her name, the winner just sat there, flabbergasted. 当他们宣布获奖者是她时,她只是目瞪口呆地坐在那里。

(Translation of “flabbergast” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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