Expressing shock and disbelief
It is sometimes difficult to say how you feel in unexpected situations, such as natural disasters, bad news .., especially when you feel sad.Here's a list of some common expressions to help you express
- and disbelief.
I was shocked to hear…
taken aback by…
... came as a complete shock. I'm in
- I was shocked to hear the news.
- I was stunned / taken aback by the news
- I was completely taken aback by his behavior.
- I was just stunned by her clothes.
- The news came as a complete shock.
- We're all in complete shock.