aback 的 2 个定义
- toward the back.
- Nautical. so that the wind presses against the forward side of the sail or sails.
- positioned so that the wind presses against the forward side.
- positioned so that its sail is laid aback.
- Even people who trusted vaccinations before might be taken aback by a rapid development timeline that has led them to doubt its safety.
- He looked a little taken aback, then thanked me for his birthday wishes and walked away.
- Some men might be taken aback to learn that a woman they just met a few days ago is in love with them.
- I was taken aback, as I still am every time I see one of these birds, by how enormous it was.
- Antonio says NBA players are often taken aback when they visit the Philippines and people on the street want to discuss game details with them.
- Still, when I saw the menu of latkes the different vendors offered, I was a bit taken aback.
- Your sister-in-law is kinder and truly taken aback that you look “so healthy!”
- When asked if this characterization had any validity, Raimondo seemed taken aback—I am what?
- One of those preachers admitted to The Daily Beast that he was taken aback by her zeal.
- He struggled as television crews tried to mike him up for sound and seemed taken aback when delegates asked him for an autograph.
- The landlord, who seemed to be thoroughly taken aback, unlocked the door with a trembling hand, and the missionary passed out.
- Ethel was slightly taken aback, but only said, "Papa would be very angry if he knew it."
- "On my word, here's a pretty knave," said the baron, taken aback by the coolness of the speaker.
- I was taken aback that this apparently powerful personage should be seeking aid of me, a prisoner.
- Father Francis was taken aback a little by this sudden burst of affection.