Translation of "astonish" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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astonishverb [ T ]

uk /əˈstɒn.ɪʃ/ us /əˈstɑː.nɪʃ/

to surprise someone very much

I was astonished by how much she'd grown. 她竟然長那麼高了,這讓我很驚訝。
What astonished me was that he didn't seem to mind. 讓我感到詫異的是他好像毫不在乎。

More examples

  • Her writing shows astonishing depth.
  • His facility for languages is astonishing.
  • Ellen's familiarity with pop music is astonishing.
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  • Old people often have astonishing powers of recall.

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