Translation: from english

great surprise

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  • to my great surprise — to my astonishment, to my amazement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • great — greatness, n. /grayt/, adj., greater, greatest, adv., n., pl. greats, (esp. collectively) great, interj. adj. 1. unusually or comparatively large in size or dimensions: A great fire destroyed nearly half the city …   Universalium

  • Surprise Valley (Modoc County, California) — Surprise Valley is a valley in California, about 60 miles in length from north to south. Locals refer to the area as the Tricorner Region because of the region s location at the intersection of California, Oregon, and Nevada state lines. The… …   Wikipedia

  • surprise — vb 1 Surprise, waylay, ambush are comparable when they mean to attack unawares. Surprise is in military as well as in general use. As a technical term it implies strategy in the disposition and movement of troops and equipment and secrecy in the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Great Scott! — An exclamation of surprise • • • Main Entry: ↑great * * * expressing surprise or amazement Origin: arbitrary euphemism for Great God! …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Scott — Great Scott! is an exclamation of surprise or amazement.Possible originsThe expression dates back at least to the American Civil War, and may refer to the one time commander of the U.S. Army, General Winfield Scott. In a May 1861 edition of the… …   Wikipedia

  • great\ Godfrey — • great guns • great Godfrey • great Scott interj. informal A saying usually used to show surprise or anger. Great Godfrey! Uncle Willie is sitting on top of the flagpole! Great guns! the lion is out of his cage. Great Scott! Who stole my watch? …   Словарь американских идиом

  • great\ Scott — • great guns • great Godfrey • great Scott interj. informal A saying usually used to show surprise or anger. Great Godfrey! Uncle Willie is sitting on top of the flagpole! Great guns! the lion is out of his cage. Great Scott! Who stole my watch? …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Great Coastal Gale of 2007 — Great Coastal Gale (2007) Intense third in the series of Pacific storms battering the Pacific Northwest. Image taken on December 3, 2007 at 9:30 UTC. Storm type: Extratropical Storm Formed: November 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Great Scott! — ► Great Scott! expressing surprise or amazement. [ORIGIN: arbitrary euphemism for Great God!] Main Entry: ↑great …   English terms dictionary

  • great scott — An exclamation of surprise …   The small dictionary of idiomes


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