Translation of surprised in Spanish:
- (look)a surprised Mr Smith said he had no idea why he had been chosende sorpresato be surprisedI've never been so surprised in my life!el señor Smith dijo sorprendido que no tenía idea de por qué lo habían elegido a éldon't be surprised if he doesn't like itnunca en la vida me había llevado una sorpresa asíI wouldn't be at all surprised if she were behind all thisno te sorprenda si no le gustato be surprisedno me extrañaría or no me sorprendería nada que ella estuviera detrás de esto
atsomething/somebodyI'm surprised at John missing a meetingwell, I'm surprised at you, Laura she was surprised at how easy it wasme extraña or me sorprende que John haya faltado a la reuniónI'm surprisedle sorprendió lo fácil que era (that)…I'm surprised (that) she acceptedme sorprende or me extraña (que)… followed by subjunctivethey were surprised that the parcel had arrived so quicklyme sorprende or me extraña que haya aceptadoto be surprised to +se sorprendieron de que el paquete hubiera llegado tan rápido infinitiveI was very surprised to hear of your engagementme sorprendió mucho enterarme de tu compromisoExample sentences
- Surprised authorities then sent reinforcements consisting of 200 martial police to quell further unrest in the city.
- Surprised laughter had met moments of his choreography on more than one occasion.
- Another surprised spectator acknowledges that Westerners actually do have a sense of humour.
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