Example sentences for: aback

How can you use “aback” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Even people who follow the literature on Hitler may be taken aback at the mass of absurdity patiently evaluated here.

  • But even Chatterbox was taken aback at the virulence of some of Nixon's comments on the new tapes--which, sadly, are not available either in audio or in transcript form on the Web.

  • 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.

  • Upon arrival from Europe, now more than two decades ago, I was taken aback by the level of violence in the American media.

  • When asked if the guy was guilty, Morris seemed taken aback by the question.


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