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astound (one) with

To amaze someone with something. I didn't know she was such a talented singer—she astounded us with her voice. You astounded the committee with your thorough, incisive analysis.
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astound someone with something

to shock or amaze someone with something. She astounded us with her skill. He astounded himself with his sudden burst of strength.
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We were astounded at the attitude of the staff there and the sub standard accommodation.
Joe Tom Easley, cochair of the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, said, "I was absolutely astounded [by] the vehemence of the majority's opinion.
But in a statement he said: "I am astounded and deeply horrified by the extraordinary events of the last 24 hours.
These were Christian people, using appalling language and telling me where to shove it, basically, and I was astounded by that.
Her recovery has astounded doctors who expected her to be in intensive care until after Christmas.
A WELSH farmer who applied to agriculture officials for a licence to move a bull was astounded when he was asked: "What sex is it?
A source said: "Julia was breathless, absolutely astounded by the Taj.
At United I would suggest that, outwith the Old Firm, we now have the most organised set up in the SPL and I'd be astounded if he would consider such a move.