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sorprender

Translation of sorprender in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (sorprenderse)

  • to be surprised se sorprendió mucho al encontrarme ahí he was very surprised to find me there ¿de qué te sorprendes? why are you so surprised?, what are you so surprised about?

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