How to use Aback in a sentence

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  • He was taken aback momentarily, but he recovered swiftly.

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  • Frederick appeared to be taken aback both by the story, and the speed at which Sarah relayed it.

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  • Taken aback by his anger, she watched him run a hand through his hair in an unusual sign of agitation.

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  • This zinger out of the blue took me aback.

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  • You will be taken aback by the many different varieties of birds there are to choose from as a pet.

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  • Paul seems to have been taken aback by the news of the Galatians' defection.

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  • You might also be taken aback by the ferocity of someone's reaction.

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  • Although taken aback by such intimacy from a stranger, as well as terrified himself, he felt an overwhelming need to comfort her.

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  • Even the home gardener may be taken aback.

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  • Deidre appeared taken aback.

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  • Gabriel was taken aback.

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  • Taken aback by such double effrontery he allowed me to stay.

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  • The cast seemed a little taken aback and surprised by the rousing reception the audience gave them come the curtain calls.

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  • I was really taken aback when I discovered a relay problem causing an intermittent fault on receive!

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  • I think I may have been a little too forthright in stating the channel's case and Kate looks slightly taken aback.

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  • You doing in this prison room, we are you here, a golden hazel, should he saw no, rather taken aback.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • While many people may compliment a black diamond engagement ring, others may be taken aback by such flouting of tradition.

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