Translation of "shock" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /ʃɒk/ us /ʃɑk/

B1 a big, unpleasant surprise

Her death came as a / terrible shock to him.

also electric shock /ɪˌlek·trɪk ˈʃɒk/ /ɪˌlek·trɪk ˈʃɑk/ a sudden, painful feeling that you get when electricity flows through your body

choque elétrico
verb uk /ʃɒk/ us /ʃɑk/

to surprise and upset someone

Many people were shocked by the violent scenes in the movie.

(Translation of “shock” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)