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surprisedadjective

uk   /səˈpraɪzd/  us   /sɚ-/
A2 feeling or showing surprise 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 feel disappointed with you)! I'm not surprised (that) he didn't keep his promise. I'm surprised to see you here. I've managed to fix your car for now, but don't be surprised if it breaks down again (= it probably will stop working again). She looked at him with a surprised expression on her face.
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in Korean 놀란…
in Arabic مُتَفاجىء…
in Portuguese surpreso…
in Catalan sorprès…
in Japanese 驚いた, びっくりした…
in Italian sorpreso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意外的,驚訝的,詫異的…
in Russian удивленный…
in Turkish şaşırmış, hayrete düşmüş, (argo) apişıp kalmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意外的,惊讶的,诧异的…
in Polish zaskoczony, zdziwiony…
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