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astound

[ə'staund] брит. / амер.

гл.

изумлять, поражать

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He was ever ready to astound and charm his listeners by describing his methods.
Он всегда был готов удивить и очаровать слушателей описанием своих методов.
O.Henry / The SleuthsГенри, О. / Сыщики
Сыщики
Генри, О.
The Sleuths
O.Henry
Though he's so absolutely uneducated he is often able to astound one by his surprising knowledge of certain ideas which one would never have expected to find in him.
При совершенном невежестве, он вдруг способен изумить неожиданным знакомством с иными понятиями, которых бы в нем и не предполагал.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
You must astound them till they're fascinated, upset, ashamed that such a gentleman should fall in love with such a little slut.
Удивить ее надо до восхищения, до пронзения, до стыда, что в такую чернявку как она такой барин влюбился.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"Does it astound you?" said Irina softly.
- Вас это удивляет? - тихо проговорила Ирина.
Тургенев, И.С. / ДымTurgenev, I.S. / Smoke
Smoke
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1919, by BONI & LIVERIGHT, Inc.
Дым
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Правда", 1979
Used as he was to the terror he inspired in others, that terror always pleased Nicholas, and by way of contrast he sometimes liked to astound those plunged in terror by addressing kindly words to them.
Как ни привык Николай к возбуждаемому им в людях ужасу, этот ужас был ему всегда приятен, и он любил иногда поразить людей, повергнутых в ужас, контрастом обращенных к ним ласковых слов.
Tolstoy, Leo / Hadji MuradТолстой, Л.Н. / Хаджи-Мурат
Хаджи-Мурат
Толстой, Л.Н.
Hadji Murad
Tolstoy, Leo
We ported in small boats, at which time the abundant bird and thickness of vine astounded.
Мы отплыли к берегу на утлых шлюпках. Нас встретили обилие птиц и густые заросли, переплетенные лианами.
Rollins, James / Judas StrainРоллинс, Джеймс / Печать Иуды
Печать Иуды
Роллинс, Джеймс
© 2007 by Jim Czajkowski
© С. Саксин, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2009
Judas Strain
Rollins, James
© 2007 by Jim Czajkowski
"You mean," he said, astounded, "you took a bust from First-Fourth to transfer to a rifle company as a buckass private, just because you like to hike?"
– Это как же понять? – изумленно спросил он Пруита. – Ты что, до того любишь маршировать, что отказался от; приличного звания и перешел занюханным рядовым в обычную стрелковую роту?
Jones, James / From Here to EternityДжонс, Джеймс / Отныне и вовек
Отныне и вовек
Джонс, Джеймс
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
© 1951 by James Jones
© renewed 1991 by Gloria Jones, James Anthony Phillipe Jones, and Kaylie Anne Jones
Whenever he displayed before La Teuse some particularly gross ignorance of life, she would stare him in the face, astounded, and remark with a strange smile that 'he was Mademoiselle Desiree's brother all over.'
Когда он обнаруживал перед Тэзою грубое неведение жизни, та поражалась и, пристально поглядев на него, замечала вслух со странной усмешкой, что он «достойный братец барышни Дезире».
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
The quality and variety was astounding as always.
Качество и разнообразие, как всегда, поражало.
Asprin, Robert / Dragons WildАсприн, Роберт / Игры драконов
Игры драконов
Асприн, Роберт
© 2008 by Bill Fawсett & Associates
© Перевод. И. Самоцветов, 2009
© Школа перевода В. Баканова, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Dragons Wild
Asprin, Robert
© 2008 by Bill Fawcett & Associates
The old man was astounded, stood still, while Maria Nikolaevna chuckled, and put her mare into a gallop.
Прохожий изумился, остановился, а Марья Николаевна захохотала и пустила лошадь вскачь.
Turgenev, I.S. / The Torrents of SpringТургенев, И.С. / Вешние воды
Вешние воды
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
The Torrents of Spring
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
The moment was approaching when the men of the Gestapo were to give an astounding demonstration of this theory.
Близился момент, когда люди гестапо с потрясающей силой продемонстрируют эту теорию на практике.
Delarue, Jacques / The Gestapo: A History of HorrorДеларю, Жак / История гестапо
История гестапо
Деларю, Жак
© Перевод на русский язык Издательская группа «Прогресс» 1992
© 1962, «Fayard»
The Gestapo: A History of Horror
Delarue, Jacques
© Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 2008
©Jacques Delarue, 2008
Stavrogin's flight had astounded and crushed him.
Бегство Ставрогина ошеломило и придавило его.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Linda asked, astounded.
— Линда удивленно вздернула брови.
DeChancie, John / Castle KidnappedДе Ченси, Джон / Замок похищенный
Замок похищенный
Де Ченси, Джон
Castle Kidnapped
DeChancie, John
© 1989 by John DeChancie
"Nastasia Philipovna, I can't; my hands won't obey me," said Ferdishenko, astounded and helpless with bewilderment.
- Настасья Филипповна, руки не подымаются! - отвечал ошеломленный Фердыщенко.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
He was astounded at how much effort it took before the plate first wiggled and then pulled loose.
Удивился, сколь большое усилие пришлось приложить, прежде чем тарелка шевельнулась и, наконец, ее удалось вытащить.
King, Stephen / Wolves of the CallaКинг, Стивен / Волки Кэллы
Волки Кэллы
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 2003
© Перевод В.А.Вебер, 2004
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2004
Wolves of the Calla
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 2003

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astound1/2
ə'staundVerbизумлять; поражатьExamples

It astounded me to find the country so backward. — Меня изумила отсталость страны.
It astounded us that they came. — Нас поразило, что они пришли.

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astound

verb
Basic forms
Pastastounded
Imperativeastound
Present Participle (Participle I)astounding
Past Participle (Participle II)astounded
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I astoundwe astound
you astoundyou astound
he/she/it astoundsthey astound
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am astoundingwe are astounding
you are astoundingyou are astounding
he/she/it is astoundingthey are astounding
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have astoundedwe have astounded
you have astoundedyou have astounded
he/she/it has astoundedthey have astounded
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been astoundingwe have been astounding
you have been astoundingyou have been astounding
he/she/it has been astoundingthey have been astounding
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I astoundedwe astounded
you astoundedyou astounded
he/she/it astoundedthey astounded
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was astoundingwe were astounding
you were astoundingyou were astounding
he/she/it was astoundingthey were astounding
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had astoundedwe had astounded
you had astoundedyou had astounded
he/she/it had astoundedthey had astounded
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been astoundingwe had been astounding
you had been astoundingyou had been astounding
he/she/it had been astoundingthey had been astounding
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will astoundwe shall/will astound
you will astoundyou will astound
he/she/it will astoundthey will astound
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be astoundingwe shall/will be astounding
you will be astoundingyou will be astounding
he/she/it will be astoundingthey will be astounding
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have astoundedwe shall/will have astounded
you will have astoundedyou will have astounded
he/she/it will have astoundedthey will have astounded
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been astoundingwe shall/will have been astounding
you will have been astoundingyou will have been astounding
he/she/it will have been astoundingthey will have been astounding
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would astoundwe should/would astound
you would astoundyou would astound
he/she/it would astoundthey would astound
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be astoundingwe should/would be astounding
you would be astoundingyou would be astounding
he/she/it would be astoundingthey would be astounding
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have astoundedwe should/would have astounded
you would have astoundedyou would have astounded
he/she/it would have astoundedthey would have astounded
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been astoundingwe should/would have been astounding
you would have been astoundingyou would have been astounding
he/she/it would have been astoundingthey would have been astounding
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am astoundedwe are astounded
you are astoundedyou are astounded
he/she/it is astoundedthey are astounded
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being astoundedwe are being astounded
you are being astoundedyou are being astounded
he/she/it is being astoundedthey are being astounded
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been astoundedwe have been astounded
you have been astoundedyou have been astounded
he/she/it has been astoundedthey have been astounded
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was astoundedwe were astounded
you were astoundedyou were astounded
he/she/it was astoundedthey were astounded
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being astoundedwe were being astounded
you were being astoundedyou were being astounded
he/she/it was being astoundedthey were being astounded
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been astoundedwe had been astounded
you had been astoundedyou had been astounded
he/she/it had been astoundedthey had been astounded
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be astoundedwe shall/will be astounded
you will be astoundedyou will be astounded
he/she/it will be astoundedthey will be astounded
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been astoundedwe shall/will have been astounded
you will have been astoundedyou will have been astounded
he/she/it will have been astoundedthey will have been astounded