shock of someone's life

idiom

: a very unpleasant surprise
He got the shock of his life when he saw his own name on the list.

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“Shock of someone's life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shock%20of%20someone%27s%20life. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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