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"surprised" in British English

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surprisedadjective

uk   /səˈpraɪzd/  us   /sɚˈpraɪzd/
A2 feeling or ​showingsurprise because something has ​happened that you did not ​expect: We were very surprised at the ​result. It's not like you to ​behave like this, Alice - I'm surprised at you (= I ​feeldisappointed with you)! I'm not surprised (that) he didn't ​keep his ​promise. I'm surprised tosee you here. I've ​managed to ​fixyourcar for now, but don't be surprised if it ​breaks down again (= it ​probably will ​stopworking again). She ​looked at him with a surprised ​expression on her ​face.

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(Definition of surprised from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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surprisedadjective

 us   /sərˈprɑɪzd, sə-/
feeling or ​showingsurprise because something has ​happened that you did not ​expect: He ​seemed surprised by the ​question. [+ to infinitive] We were ​pleasantly surprised to ​find that the ​hotel was so ​comfortable. [+ question word] You’d be surprised how ​quickly the ​timepasses.
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