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shocking
American English: /ˈʃɑkɪŋ/
British English: /ˈʃɒkɪŋ/

Translation of shocking in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1
    Example sentences
    • And a Missouri family got a shocking surprise when they moved into their apartment.
    • They were in fear for his safety after watching television news reports showing the shocking effects of the floods in Mozambique - the worst for 40 years.
    • With this shocking admission, our news team realized that the problem of fraudulent grading ran deeper than we had feared.
  • 3
    (behavior/language)
    escandaloso
    vergonzoso
    it's shocking, the prices they charge
    es un escándalo or es escandaloso lo que cobran
    Example sentences
    • There is some really shocking and disgusting stuff in this book.
    • The offensive and shocking new program is a show for blokes about being a bloke and doing blokey things.
    • We just had to deal with such a shocking, disgusting situation.
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