rude shock

noun

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: an unpleasant surprise If you think this job is going to be easy, you're in for a rude shock.

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“Rude shock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rude%20shock. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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