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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (amazing)
a. sorprendente
It is astonishing what they have achieved in such a short space of time.Es soprendente lo que han logrado en tan corto espacio de tiempo.
b. extraordinario
Running 27 marathons in 27 days truly is an astonishing achievement.Correr 27 maratones en 27 días es un logro realmente extraordinario.
2. (incredible)
a. pasmoso
I think it is astonishing that there are still people in the world who think like this.A mí me resulta pasmoso que todavía quede gente en el mundo que piense de esa manera.
b. increíble
We received astonishing news today from archaeologists in Brazil.Hoy nos ha llegado una noticia bastante increíble de unos arqueólogos que están en Brasil.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. asombroso(a)
I find it astonishing that…me parece asombroso que…
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astonishing [əˈstɒnɪʃɪŋ]
[+achievement, coincidence, news] asombroso; pasmoso
I find it astonishing that ... me asombra or pasma que ...; me parece increíble que ...
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