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Expressing Surprised in English

Written By Self Learning on 13 August 2011 | 8/13/2011 09:43:00 PM

Surprising expressions are commonly related to disbelieve and interest expression. Native speakers of English often use short interrogatives in speech as a way to express attention, interest, or surprise. Below is the sample

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"The party was terrible."

"Was it?"

"Yes, I had a horrible time! There was no music!"

"Gina had a nice vacation."

"Did she?"

"Yes, she went to the Galapagos Islands."

"I've seen that movie five times already."

"Have you?"

"Yes, with my sister. She loves Harrison Ford."

"I don't understand the assignment."

"Don't you? Here, let me explain..."

Beside the short interrogative speech, some expressions are used to talk about surprised feeling. Here are the samples:


That’s very surprising.

What a surprise!

My goodness

I find that very surprising.

I must say it surprises me.

I find it extraordinary.


How very surprising.

I must say it surprises me.

Note: This expressions of surprise in English are partly taken from:



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