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astonish
American English: /əˈstɑnɪʃ/
British English: /əˈstɒnɪʃ/

Translation of astonish in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (surprise)
    (amaze)
    dejar helado or pasmado or estupefacto
    her reaction astonished everyone
    su reacción asombró a todos
    su reacción dejó a todos helados ( or pasmados etc)
    Example sentences
    • The results were startling as astonished friends saw him ride a bicycle for the first time in two years.
    • It has never failed to astonish me how we pale-faced Scots continue to swallow the propaganda that down here in deepest England the weather is somehow better.
    • It came as no surprise to me, and probably will not astonish anyone else, that today I felt the after-effects of yesterday's long drive to and from Nottingham.

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