Words similar to aback
Example sentences for: aback
How can you use “aback” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:
Clearly the scene is scripted, but Aimee does a good job acting taken aback.
He even winces in pain a couple of times, and in the climax lets out a grunt that takes the Bond girl (the dire Denise Richards) aback.
So I went into a shop selling ladies' lingerie and asked for Damenhosen . The girl behind the counter seemed slightly taken aback, and when she came and dangled some lacy panties before my eyes, I was taken aback too.
We were quite taken aback when various members of this other family brought gifts and graduation cards for our daughter ...
The first, Nautical Prepositions, includes aback, abeam, about, abox, a-cockbill, adrift, and other words that are adverbs, not prepositions, along with ahoy and a few others beginning with a -: evidently the author believes that many nautical words beginning with a- are prepositions, which is simply not the case.