How to use "aback" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "aback" in popular movie and book plots

  • Chandler makes a toast that is not well received by the guests and Monica is taken aback when a drunken guest mistakes her for Ross's mother.  - The One with Ross's Wedding
  • Although Dolph is taken aback by this information, his love for Nada does not waver and he keeps the betrothal intact.  - Heaven Cent
  • Jaufre is taken aback at the beauty of Augier's daughter.  - Jaufre
  • Taken aback by the sheer destruction in Gotham City, he begins helping victims trapped under a collapsed highway as soon as he gets ashore.  - Batman: Cataclysm
  • While he is initially taken aback by the idea, he agrees thinking that it might comfort and restore Oshin's mind.  - Oshin
  • Linda, taken aback by his comment, embraces Erik, explaining that he was the happiest thing in Dexter's difficult life.  - The Cure (1995 film)
  • She is taken aback by his difficult nature, but reaches out to him anyway.  - The Secret Garden (1993 film)
  • Both are taken aback to see the tomb empty.  - John Carter (film)
  • Sam, meanwhile, is taken aback by how great Barbara looks with her weight loss.  - Ruthless People
  • Although her brother seems to be somewhat taken aback ("I saw him at the sawmill yesterday.  - Ode to Billie Joe
  • He is taken aback when Alec is not at the harbour.  - Maurice (novel)
  • George, not knowing about Robert's plans, is taken aback and heartbroken, and after the party the two split up.  - The Object of My Affection
  • David is taken aback and asks Georgia to wait a moment.  - Only When I Laugh (film)
  • While he initially pities Charlotte, believing her to be settling in her life, he's taken aback by her contempt for his initial condescension.  - Now, Voyager
  • Charlie is taken aback and does not know if Slade is serious.  - Scent of a Woman (1992 film)
  • Though Kathy seems to have liberal views, when he reveals what he intends to do, she is taken aback and asks if he actually is Jewish.  - Gentleman's Agreement

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