gasp at

gasp at someone or something

to inhale sharply in surprise or shock at someone or something. I gasped at the sight that lay before me. I saw how weary Denise looked and I gasped at her.
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When you see the prices at the higher end of what's available in our high streets rather than gasp at the price ticket what should make you gasp is the quality and the tailoring.
She admonishes him and then demonstrates to Hermia (Kaori Ogasawara) the proper way to gasp at his infidelity.
He achieves revenge in a showstopping Don Quixote pas de deux, where he both gets the girl (Sharon Wehner, no technical slouch herself) and makes the audience gasp at his more-than-multiple turns, extraordinary elevation, and admirable control.