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Phrasal verbs - Meaning of take aback


Phrasal verbs

What does take aback mean?

Here is the meaning of take aback with examples:


"take aback"


Definition

To surprise or shock; to discomfit.

Example(s)

Check the phrasal verb take aback in a sentence:

I was rather taken aback by the bad the news.

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