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Turkish translation of “surprise”

surprise

noun
 
 
/səˈpraɪz/
EVENT [C] A2 an event that you did not expect to happen
sürpriz, şaşkınlık
I didn't know that my parents were coming - it was a lovely surprise. Her resignation came as a complete surprise (= was very surprising). a surprise party Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
FEELING [U] B2 the feeling that you get when something happens that you did not expect
hayret, şaşkınlık, sürpriz
He agreed to everything, much to my surprise.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
take/catch sb by surprise to be unexpected and make someone feel surprise
şaşırtmak, gafil avlamak, hayrete düşürmek
I wasn't expecting her to be so angry - it took me by surprise.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of surprise noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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