Idioms related to Surprise
- catch napping
- catch napping Meaning: surprise, take unawares. Example: The government was really caught napping the day the protesters planned to jam the highways and roads of the town.
- take aback
- taken aback Meaning surprised or confused by something unexpected surprise or shock somebody so much that they do not know how to react for a short while startled ... Read on
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cut corners Meaning: economize on time, money, materials or effort, perhaps unwisely. Example: It is certainly not a sensible move to cut corners with national security.