You will be taken aback by the many different varieties of birds there are to choose from as a pet.
He was so taken aback by the beauty of it all that he cut down a tree, took it home and decorated it with candles.
They typically reason that a toddler is too young to understand what is happening and they may soon feel taken aback at the behavior issues that arise in their child soon after the adoption is finalized.
While many people may compliment a black diamond engagement ring, others may be taken aback by such flouting of tradition.
He was taken aback momentarily, but he recovered swiftly.
Frederick appeared to be taken aback both by the story, and the speed at which Sarah relayed it.
"Wow," she said, taken aback. "I've never heard you speak bad about anyone. You have a thing for her?"
Taken aback by his anger, she watched him run a hand through his hair in an unusual sign of agitation.
Although taken aback by such intimacy from a stranger, as well as terrified himself, he felt an overwhelming need to comfort her.
Paul seems to have been taken aback by the news of the Galatians' defection.