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American English: /sərˈpraɪzd/
British English: /səˈprʌɪzd/

Translation of surprised in Spanish:


  • (look)
    de sorpresa
    a surprised Mr Smith said he had no idea why he had been chosen
    el señor Smith dijo sorprendido que no tenía idea de por qué lo habían elegido a él
    to be surprisedI've never been so surprised in my life!
    nunca en la vida me había llevado una sorpresa así
    don't be surprised if he doesn't like it
    no te sorprenda si no le gusta
    I wouldn't be at all surprised if she were behind all this
    no me extrañaría or no me sorprendería nada que ella estuviera detrás de esto
    to be surprised at something/somebodyI'm surprised at John missing a meeting
    me extraña or me sorprende que John haya faltado a la reunión
    well, I'm surprised at you, Laura she was surprised at how easy it was
    le sorprendió lo fácil que era
    I'm surprised (that)
    me sorprende or me extraña (que)followed by subjunctive
    I'm surprised (that) she accepted
    me sorprende or me extraña que haya aceptado
    they were surprised that the parcel had arrived so quickly
    se sorprendieron de que el paquete hubiera llegado tan rápido
    to be surprised to + infinitiveI was very surprised to hear of your engagement
    me sorprendió mucho enterarme de tu compromiso
    Example sentences
    • The remark drew a surprised response from some of the judges.
    • However, the folks behind a recent study sound surprised that a whopping 56 % of resumes are now sent by email.
    • Both Georgiana and Charles looked surprised at these words, but Darcy continued even before they had a chance to form a question.
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