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take aback

(v + adv) TRANSITIVEit took me aback bhain sé siar asam, bhain sé stangadh asam, bhain sé stad asamhe was taken aback baineadh stangadh as, baineadh siar asshe was taken aback by his answer bhain a fhreagra stangadh aisti, ní raibh aon choinne aici lena fhreagraI was taken aback at the poverty bhain an bhochtaineacht siar asam → see take