French translation of 'surprising'
étonnant(e)it is surprising how many ...
⇒ It is surprising how many survived.
Le nombre de survivants est surprenant.it is surprising that ...
il est surprenant que ...
Example Sentences Including 'surprising'
It is not surprising therefore - to myself at any rate - that you do not find her here.The Quest for K
Marnier unlocked his eyes from the wall and turned his head to me slowly as if this was a most surprising revelation.A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
He may have a couple of things to tell you which you'll find surprising.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Trends of 'surprising'
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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)
'surprising' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مُفَاجِئ
- Brazilian Portuguese: surpreendente
- Chinese: 令人惊喜的
- Croatian: iznenađujući iznenađujuća
- Czech: překvapující
- Danish: overraskende
- Dutch: verrassend
- European Spanish: sorprendente
- Finnish: yllättävä
- French: surprenant
- German: überraschend
- Greek: απρόσμενος απρόσμενη
- Italian: sorprendente
- Japanese: 驚くべき
- Korean: 놀라운
- Norwegian: overraskende
- Polish: zaskakujący zaskakująca
- Portuguese: surpreendente
- Romanian: surprinzător surprinzător, surprinzătoare, surprinzători, surprinzătoare
- Russian: удивительный удивительная
- Spanish: sorprendente
- Swedish: förvånande
- Thai: น่าประหลาดใจ
- Turkish: şaşırtıcı
- Ukrainian: дивовижний
- Vietnamese: làm ngạc nhiên
Translation of surprising from the Collins English to French Dictionary