Alex was going to be surprised tonight when he saw all his friends gathered to celebrate his promotion.
When I looked surprised she added, "I snuck in."
Our friends were greatly surprised to see us, as they had not expected us before the last of this month.
Martha, free to indulge, surprised me by drinking more than her share, an uncommon practice on her part.
As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.
In his absence, Julie surprised us once more by thanking us for referring Howie to a psychiatrist.
I was surprised when the recipient of my muffled tip-calls was not the usual person.
She surprised by her unexpected visit and I am sorely inconvenienced by her presence that blocks my egress.
She enjoys punching holes in paper with the stiletto, and I supposed it was because she could examine the result of her work; but we watched her one day, and I was much surprised to find that she imagined she was writing a letter.
Looking farther, I was surprised to find that the chips were covered with such combatants, that it was not a duellum, but a bellum, a war between two races of ants, the red always pitted against the black, and frequently two red ones to one black.
I was surprised to see how thirsty the bricks were which drank up all the moisture in my plaster before I had smoothed it, and how many pailfuls of water it takes to christen a new hearth.
The majority of the Brothers, seeing in it dangerous designs of Illuminism, * met it with a coldness that surprised Pierre.
He surprised me by asking whether I remembered the threefold aim of the order: (1) The preservation and study of the mystery.
I was surprised the FBI didn't press us on some of these more prominent cases.
I ran to pick it up and was surprised to find that it was a bag full of bright gold pieces.
I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."
When I was a little girl, I visited Wellesley and surprised my friends by the announcement, "Some day I shall go to college--but I shall go to Harvard!"
Dear Poet, I think you will be surprised to receive a letter from a little girl whom you do not know, but I thought you would be glad to hear that your beautiful poems make me very happy.
I do not wonder you were surprised to hear that I was going to write something for the report.
How surprised must the fishes be to see this ungainly visitor from another sphere speeding his way amid their schools!
So don't be surprised if not only the Minister of War but also his Most August Majesty the Emperor and King Francis is not much delighted by your victory.
He realized that it was the real living Natasha, and he was not surprised but quietly happy.
Carmen followed her gaze and was surprised to find Señor Medena standing in the doorway.
Felipa asked in a surprised tone.
His gaze ran over her face searching - maybe surprised that she spoke her mind.
Would there be a point at which she stopped being surprised by his family?
The answer surprised her, but for some reason she was sure he wouldn't hit her.
I'm surprised he waited this long.
I'm sure neither Quinn nor Martha is surprised and Howie is probably asleep.
I was surprised to see he looked frightened.
Out of the corner of my eye, I was surprised to notice a strange look on Martha's face.
The prince was surprised that so simple an idea had not occurred to him, and he applied for advice to the holy brethren of the Society of Jesus, with whom he was on intimate terms.
"What is the matter, Count?" asked the countess in a surprised and commiserating tone.
Distressed, offended, and surprised by all this, Rostopchin had returned to Moscow.
What for a long while specially surprised and delighted him were the women, young and healthy, without a dozen officers making up to each of them; women, too, who were pleased and flattered that a passing officer should joke with them.
His particularly free manner of dancing even surprised them all.
Nicholas was himself rather surprised at the way he danced that evening.
"How are you now?" said Princess Mary, herself surprised at what she was saying.
Nothing Petya could have seen now would have surprised him.
He was surprised to find that this inner freedom, which was independent of external conditions, now had as it were an additional setting of external liberty.
He spoke of you even at the very last, she went on, turning her eyes from Pierre to her companion with a shyness that surprised him for an instant.
As he drove through the streets past the houses that had been burned down, he was surprised by the beauty of those ruins.