Expression and Response of Surprise

Expression of Surprise

       Expression and Response of Surprise. In daily life sometimes we feel surprise when we see or hear something that we are not believing. Maybe it’s an unexpected or unpredictable event or a piece of information. Surprised expressions are commonly related to a situation which makes us disbelieve and have interest expression.

       In this session I want to share about how to express surprise and its response. Here are some expressions we can use.

Expression of Surprise

  • Wow ! What a surprise!
  • What’s surprise!                
  • That’s a surprise!
  • That’s very surprising!
  • Fantastic!
  • That’s amazing                      
  • Really?
  • What?
  • I find it hard to believe
  • Are you sure? You must be kidding me
  • Are you serious? You must be joking
  • You’re kidding
  • Fancy that !
  • I must say it surprise me
  • Etc.

Response of Surprise

  • Yeah
  • Yes
  • It is
  • Yup !
  • Positively !
  • It’s true
  • I’m serious
  • I don’t know why
  • No, I’m not
  • Does it ?
  • Etc.

Example in Dialogue

Dialogue 1

Lanny     : Look!! I got A in my test

Fitria     : That’s very surprising

Lanny     : I don’t know why

Fitria     : I am sure this divine from Allah.

Dialogue 2

Shirly : Hi, Mark. Where is Johan now? I have not seen him him for three days.

Mark : Have you known that Johan is sick? He gets fever. He has been hospitalized.

Shirly : Are you sure? You must be kidding me. I called him yesterday.

Mark : Yes I was in the hospital when you called him yesterday

Shirly : Oh, Really? I never realize it.

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