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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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I certainly agree ``depicting Bush as Groucho is an insult to Groucho,'' but I was astounded and disappointed to read that I reside in ``the conservative West Valley.
My son was even more astounded to read that this management style and lack of leadership is not restricted to British Airways.
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.
HOME GIVEAWAY HEATS UP: The promoters at HGTV are astounded at the viewer response to their Dream Home 2003 sweepstakes, offering a million-dollar custom-built home in northwestern Florida.
The first time in 26 years at Daytona that a GT car not only won its class, but astounded the world with an outright win
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?
When pictures began to move, people were astounded, but that was just the beginning.
Paul Koether, the manager of Asset Value, said he was astounded that the losses were so high given that Cortech has stated that it has ceased operations and was performing no research and development.
I'm astounded that more places haven't closed, because they have so much overhead,'' Van Vliet said.
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.