surprisenounuk /səˈpraɪz/ us /sɚˈpraɪz/
surprise noun (EVENT)
- Close your eyes - I've got a surprise for you.
- I tried to conceal my surprise when she told me her age.
- Her confession was no surprise to him, - just the confirmation of a long-held suspicion.
- The dizzying pace of political change in the country caught many people by surprise.
- The people showed no surprise or anger at their treatment.
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surprise noun (FEELING)
surpriseverb [T]uk /səˈpraɪz/ us /sɚˈpraɪz/
- It won't surprise you to learn that she has left the company.
- They surprised their father by cleaning the house from top to bottom.
- Their generosity surprised me.
- It often surprises people that we don't charge money for our service.
- I wanted to surprise my parents, so I turned up with my hair dyed black.