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used for saying that you think something is surprising or unusual
used for saying that you are surprised by what someone has told you
used for emphasizing that something is surprising
used for showing that you are very surprised
used for saying that you are very surprised
used for answering someone when they have told you something that you consider surprising or unlikely to happen
used when you are going to tell someone about something unusual or surprising
used for expressing surprise that a particular thing/person/place is the one involved in something
used for saying that you find something very shocking or surprising
used for showing that you are surprised about something
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Free thesaurus definition of ways of saying that you are surprised or shocked from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.