Cuomo was prepped and predictable, with not a phrase out of place, not a phrase that surprised.
He would have been surprised, and none too pleased, to see us supplying him with ideologies he chose not to have.
Martin promises, “People will be surprised when the truth about the Salahis is finally told.”
None of this would have surprised Kolko, who died earlier this year, or Buchanan, who died in 2013.
When she arrived, she says around 10 p.m., she alleged that she was surprised to find no one else there.
I should not be surprised if I were to recognize him the first time I met him face to face.
"I shouldn't be at all surprised if she did turn out to be something," said one of them.
She caught her doll into her arms and met her companion's surprised gaze.
“I am not surprised to hear you say so, Emma,” said Mrs Campbell.
Ortensia uncovered her eyes and looked up, surprised at the change of tone.
1610s, "attacked unexpectedly," past participle adjective from surprise (v.). Meaning "excited by something unexpected" is from 1882.
late 14c., "unexpected attack or capture," from Middle French surprise "a taking unawares," from noun use of past participle of Old French surprendre "to overtake," from sur- "over" (see sur-) + prendre "to take," from Latin prendere, contracted from prehendere "to grasp, seize" (see prehensile). Meaning "something unexpected" first recorded 1590s, that of "feeling caused by something unexpected" is c.1600. Meaning "fancy dish" is attested from 1708.
A Surprize is ... a dish ... which promising little from its first appearance, when open abounds with all sorts of variety. [W. King, "Cookery," 1708]Surprise party originally was a military detachment (1841); festive sense is attested from 1858.
An exclamation of feigned astonishment over something perfectly obvious or predictable: A study conducted by university researchers a year ago found that the Family Support Act was failing to change the welfare culture. Surprise/ There were two favorite spots for tots. Surprise surprise. The boys loved the little bosom rose (1953+)