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Definición de “take sb aback” en inglés

take sb aback

verb uk phrasal verb with take   /teɪk/ (took, taken) us  
to surprise or shock someone so much that they do not know how to behave for a short time: I was a little taken aback at the directness of the question. The news really took us aback.
(Definition of take sb aback from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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