take (someone) unawares

Definition of take (someone) unawares

  1. :  to surprise (someone) by something unexpected She was taken unawares by the sudden change in plans.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

unawaresplay
  1. :  without design, attention, preparation, or premeditation

    :  without warning :  suddenly, unexpectedly


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