surprise me
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surprise me(
suhr
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prayz
 
mi
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (to astonish me)
a. sorprenderme
I've seen crazy things. It's hard to surprise me.Vi cosas muy locas. Es difícil sorprenderme.
b. tomarme por sorpresa
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
His aggressive reaction surprised me, and I didn't know what to say.Su reacción agresiva me tomó por sorpresa y no supe qué decir.
c. cogerme por sorpresa
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Sarah's lack of compassion surprised me.La falta de compasión de Sarah me cogió por sorpresa.
2. (imperative; astonish me; used to address one person)
a. sorpréndeme
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Surprise me and tell me something I don't know.Sorpréndeme y cuéntame algo que no sepa.
b. tómame por sorpresa
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Buy me an original present. Surprise me!Cómprame un regalo original. ¡Sorpréndeme!
c. cógeme por sorpresa
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Tell me about your darkest secrets. Surprise me.Cuéntame sobre tus secretos más oscuros. Cógeme por sorpresa.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to catch me unawares)
a. sorprenderme
The principal surprised me when I was trying to escape from class.El director de la escuela me sorprendió cuando intentaba escaparme de clase.
b. pillarme desprevenido
I'll take the umbrella in case the rain surprises me.Voy a llevar el paraguas en caso de que la lluvia me pille desprevenio.
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