French translation of surprised
⇒ I was surprised to see him.
J'ai été surpris de le voir.
Example Sentences Including 'surprised'
He had been surprised to learn that most of Damin's Raiders spoke several languages.TREASON KEEP (2001)
I recognised him almost immediately, of course: somehow I wasn't at all surprised to see him there outside Charlotte's flat.THE EXECUTION (2002)
A heavier version of his older brother, Ciril did not look surprised at her inclusion.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Trends of 'surprised'
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- (= unexpected event, news)
⇒ I have a surprise for you.
J'ai une surprise pour vous.to be a surprise to sb or to come as a surprise to sb
⇒ This ruling was a surprise to everyone.
Cette décision fut une surprise pour tout le monde.
⇒ It came as a surprise to me.
Cela a été une surprise pour moi.to take by surprise [person]
prendre au dépourvu(military) [town, fort]
prendre par surprisesurprise, surprise! (meeting somebody)
vous parlez d'une surprise
- (= astonishment)
surprise fto my surprise
à ma surpriseto my great surprise
à ma grande surprisein surprise
⇒ He looked at me in surprise.
Il me regarda, surpris.
- [announcement, appearance, attack, decision, defeat, victory, visit]
- (= astonish)
⇒ It would not surprise me if he ends up in jail.
Cela ne me surprendrait pas qu'il finisse en prison.
- (= catch unawares)
Example Sentences Including 'surprise'
The resemblance between him and the demon child took Brak by surprise.TREASON KEEP (2001)
She looked up at me in surprise : I want to be out of it, she said, then I want to make love.THE EXECUTION (2002)
They drove to the airstrip where, to their surprise , they found Todt's Heinkel charging down the runway.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
'surprised' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مَدْهُوش
- Brazilian Portuguese: surpreso surpresa
- Chinese: 感到惊喜的
- Croatian: iznenađen iznenađena
- Czech: překvapený
- Danish: overrasket
- Dutch: verrast
- European Spanish: sorprendido sorprendida
- Finnish: hämmästynyt
- French: surpris
- German: überrascht
- Greek: έκπληκτος έκπληκτη
- Italian: sopreso sopresa
- Japanese: 驚いた
- Korean: 놀란
- Norwegian: overrasket
- Polish: zaskoczony zaskoczona
- Portuguese: surpreso surpresa
- Romanian: surprins surprins, surprinsă, surprinși, surprinse
- Russian: удивленный удивленная
- Spanish: sorprendido sorprendida
- Swedish: förvånad förvånat
- Thai: รู้สึกประหลาดใจ
- Turkish: şaşırmış
- Ukrainian: здивований
- Vietnamese: ngạc nhiên
Translation of surprised from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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