Use taken aback in a sentence. How to use the word taken aback in a sentence? Sentence examples with the word taken aback.
Definition of taken aback
Surprised; suddenly confused; upset.
Examples of taken aback in a sentence
- completely taken aback by the neighbors’ announcement that they were moving
- Taken aback by what just happened, Stephanie immediately put her hand on her fellow royal’s shoulder, presumably asking what happened.
- Taken aback by Trump’s criticism, Chambless and a second supervisor, Wilbur King of Agatha Smith, separately tried to speak to Trump personally about his criticism.
- One said lawmakers in the room were taken aback by Trump’s remarks.
- All of us were a bit taken aback to learn that John was moving to England next month.
- She was completely taken aback by his anger.
- The customer was taken aback by the high price of the spa services.
- While reading the racy novel, the shy bookworm was taken aback by the spicy content.
- Helen was taken aback by the 20-page English assignment and asked the teacher for more time.
- Tourists and locals taken aback by New York’s dead zone.
- ‘I’ve taken back what cancer took’ Cancer survivor has flowers tattooed across chest to reclaim body after double mastectomy
- Government set to be taken back to court over air pollution plans
- Dennis Cullen murder suspects taken back to crime scene
- When he lunged forward, she was taken aback.
- The authorities were taken aback, and took the unprecedented step of cordoning off the painting.
- The man spun round so swiftly that George was taken aback and tripped, falling on to the soft mud.
- I was completely taken aback by his aggressive and unreasonable attitude.
- I think he was a little taken aback by my response.
- Intel was taken aback by the intensity of public anger.
- Shulman was taken aback by the survey results.
- Perhaps it was too dark for Miriam to notice how Louise was taken aback by this remark, how she blushed.
- Jonadab was taken aback, not being a man given to overt affection.
- I was taken aback to find an elderly woman sitting inside the door of the men’s room.
- She was taken aback to realise just how far her reservations about seeing him had disappeared.