Portuguese translation of 'aback'
to be taken aback ficar surpreendido, sobressaltar-se
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Example Sentences Including 'aback'
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MPs on the business select committee who were having their first opportunity to question the business secretary were taken aback at the news.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But she was so taken aback, she did as she was told.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I was quite taken aback.The Sun (2009)
I was really taken aback, but couldn't help but be intrigued as it was an interesting concept.The Sun (2015)
If you're confrontational and you cut to the chase, some people are taken aback by it.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The British appeared taken aback at the ferocity of the attacks.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Everyone had to get used to it very quickly and it took some people aback.The Sun (2011)
Ford seemed taken aback by all the praise.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I think the figure we paid for him takes people aback - we've done really well.The Sun (2015)
The jockey was taken aback to be handed a bus ticket by hospital staff, but a car was dispatched to return him to the racecourse.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Villa, having perhaps been slightly the better team, were taken aback at conceding.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
And on top of that, like an unexpected extra, there is a beauty which can take you aback.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Church going I'm taken aback.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
From the first five minutes, I was taken aback by how good the pacing felt.The Sun (2017)
I was a bit taken aback at how easy it was.The Sun (2014)
I was taken aback and thought,'What is this?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I was taken aback by how motherly she was and her genuine concern.The Sun (2012)
I was very taken aback.The Sun (2016)
Mr An is one of many people taken aback in recent years by a change in the atmosphere of intellectual life in Indonesia.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
At first I was taken aback.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But it didn't take long for us to once again be taken aback by the patriarch.Christianity Today (2000)
He was visibly taken aback by the idea of having to go and do this, but he was willing to give it a go.POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)
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Translation of aback from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary