surprise

knock sb's socks off

knock sb's socks off and blow sb's socks off (to completely surprise or please you very much; if something knocks your socks off, you find it extremely excit

wonders never cease

Wonders (will) never cease! and Will wonders never cease! (= What an amazing thing has happened! What a surprise!) — Чудеса, да и только!

catch sb with one's pants down

catch with one's pants down — застать врасплох; застигнуть на месте преступления (перен.)

see also
[catch sb off guard]
[с поличным]
[catch sb in the act]

take sb aback

take sb aback (surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off) — застать врасплох

Example 1: We were taken aback by the news. — Новость захватила нас врасплох.

Example 2: I was taken aback by her audacity.

Example 3: He was taken aback by her caustic remark.

See also
[catch sb off guard]
[catch sb with one's pants down]

catch sb off guard

catch sb off (their) guard (surprise someone) — застать врасплох

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