astound (one) with (something)

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astound (one) with (something)

To amaze one 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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Of course, this is the animation studio which recently delighted and astounded us with Inside Out and Coco, virtuoso fables of dazzling visuals and heartbreaking emotion, which prove anything is possible if you dare to dream.
Of course, this is the animation studio which recently delighted and astounded us with Inside Out and Coco, virtuoso fables pictures of dazzling visuals and heartbreaking emotion, which prove anything is possible if you dare to dream.
"It's great to see the young people motivated and they have really astounded us with their sincerity and commitment to the cause.
Mark Boyd, Youth Manager at the RSPB, said "Children and young people astounded us with the quality and range of their entries.
And yet again Craig Brown and his players astounded us with the best performance of the lot against the Swiss.
Others astounded us with how useless they seem to be."
Performers included Emma Jefferson, Libbie Whitfield and Courtney Howden who astounded us with their vocal power.
He spoke of his academically gifted son who "astounded us with his general knowledge."
The people of Merseyside and beyond astounded us with their generosity, donating a total of pounds 36, 000 to benefit our young patients.
Kit drummer Julio Barreto astounded us with nifty footwork: independent rhythms on bass drum, cymbal, toms and pedal cowbell at one mesmerising juncture.