astonish


astonish
1. III
astonish smb. such behaviour /his conduct/ (her appearance, their answer, etc.) astonished me (him, etc.) такое поведение и т. д. меня и т. д. поразило; why, you astonish me! ну знаешь, ты меня поражаешь /и удивляешь же ты меня/!; the news astonished everybody эта новость потрясла всех
2. IV
astonish smb. in some manner astonish smb. greatly /utterly/ (not a little, slightly, etc.) до глубины лупи) и т. д. удивлять /поражать/ кого л.
3. XI
be astonished he was astonished он был поражен; be astonished in some manner be greatly /utterly/ astonished прийти в полное изумление, I am absolutely astonished я совершенно поражен /сражен/; I was not a little astonished я был изрядно удивлен; be astonished at smth. be astonished at smb. astonish behaviour /at smb.'s conduct/ (at smb.'s manners, at the sight, at smb.'s appearance, at smb.'s determination, etc.) удивляться /изумляться, поражаться/ чьему-л. поведению и т. д.: I was astonished at her answer ее ответ меня поразил; be astonished at doing smth. be astonished at seeing her (at learning smth., at finding smb. there, at discovering slab, in the room, etc.) удивиться, увидев ее и т. д.; be astonished to do smth. be astonished to see smb. (to learn smth., to find smb. there, to discover smb. in the room, etc.) удивляться /изумляться, поражаться/, увидев кого-л. и т.д.; be astonished that... I am astonished that he didn't come меня очень удивляет /я очень удивлен/, что он не пришел

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • Astonish — As*ton ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Astonished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Astonishing}.] [OE. astonien, astunian, astonen, OF. estoner, F. [ e]tonner, fr. L. ex out + tonare to thunder, but perhaps influenced by E. stun. See {Thunder}, {Astound}, {Astony}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astonish — index confound, confuse (bewilder), overcome (overwhelm), overwhelm Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • astonish — c.1300, astonien, from O.Fr. estoner to stun, daze, deafen, astound, from V.L. *extonare, from L. ex out + tonare to thunder (see THUNDER (Cf. thunder)); so, lit. to leave someone thunderstruck. The modern form (influenced by English verbs in ish …   Etymology dictionary

  • astonish — *surprise, astound, amaze, flabbergast Analogous words: nonplus, dumbfound, bewilder, confound (see PUZZLE): impress, strike, touch, *affect …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • astonish — [v] surprise amaze, astound, bewilder, blow away*, blow one’s mind*, boggle, bowl over*, confound, daze, dumbfound, flabbergast, floor*, knock over*, overwhelm, put one away*, shock, spring on, stagger, startle, stun, stupefy, take aback, throw a …   New thesaurus

  • astonish — ► VERB ▪ surprise or impress greatly. DERIVATIVES astonished adjective astonishing adjective astonishment noun. ORIGIN Old French estoner «stun, stupefy», from Latin tonare to thunder …   English terms dictionary

  • astonish — [ə stän′ish] vt. [altered < ME astonien < OFr estoner < VL * extonare (for L attonare) < ex , intens. + tonare, to THUNDER] to fill with sudden wonder or great surprise; amaze SYN. SURPRISE astonishing adj. astonishingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • astonish */ — UK [əˈstɒnɪʃ] / US [əˈstɑnɪʃ] verb [transitive] Word forms astonish : present tense I/you/we/they astonish he/she/it astonishes present participle astonishing past tense astonished past participle astonished to surprise someone very much Beth… …   English dictionary

  • astonish — See amaze. See amaze, astonish, surprise …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • astonish — v. 1) to astonishgreatly, very much 2) (R) it astonished me to learn that he was here; it astonished us that they were able to survive * * * [ə stɒnɪʃ] it astonished us that they were able to survive very much (R) it astonished me to learn that… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • astonish — as|ton|ish [əˈstɔnıʃ US əˈsta: ] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: astone to astonish (14 17 centuries) (from Old French estoner, from Vulgar Latin extonare, from Latin tonare to thunder ) + ish (as in abolish)] to surprise someone very much =… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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