Examples of surprising in a Sentence
It's not surprising that he doesn't want to go.
The changes to the campus were surprising.
He shows a surprising lack of concern for others.
A surprising number of people were laid off at the factory.
Recent Examples of surprising from the Web
Not surprising, Connelly said the division will have a constant presence in areas with the largest homeless populations, including East Village and the Midway District.
Warren, who has been attempting to dodge questions about her 2020 plans for some time now, isn’t particularly surprising.
Nothing these two characters do or say is surprising.
Since the rally took place more than a week after Trump’s surprising win, not a single vote was changed by what was said or done that day.
But there was one notable—and perhaps surprising—exception to the free-agent freeze-out: pitchers who throw one inning at a time.
The Knights next meet Plymouth in a battle between teams making a surprising run.
In 2016, the Orange's inclusion led to a surprising Final Four run.
The lesson many politicians drew from Labour’s surprising success at the general election in 2017 was that the Tories needed to work on their appeal to young voters.
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First Known Use of surprising
SURPRISING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of surprising for English Language Learners
: unexpected or unusual : causing surprise
SURPRISING Defined for Kids
Definition of surprising for Students
- Although some things were always the same with Abuelita … others were surprising …
- —Pam Muñoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising
- He is a surprisingly good singer.
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