¿Sabías que...?: ¿Sabías que el perejil tiene más potasio que el plánato?
sorprender / to surprise
A. -transitive verb
1. (=asombrar)   to surprise
·no me sorprendería que ...
·I wouldn't be surprised if ...
2. (=coger desprevenido)   to catch   (military)   to surprise
·lo sorprendieron robando
·they caught him stealing
3. [+conversaciónoun]   to overhear
[+secreto]   to find out,   discover
[+escondrijo]   to find
B. -intransitive verb   to be surprising
·sorprende observar cómo lo hace
·it'noun surprising to see how he does it
·sorprende la delicadeza de su verso
·the delicacy of her poetry is surprising
-pronominal verb   to be surprised
·me sorprendí de la claridad de sus ideas
·I was surprised at the clarity of his ideas
·no me sorprendí de que se enfadara
·I wasn't surprised he got angry
·se sorprendió mucho
·he was very surprised
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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