English version

take/catch somebody unawares

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake/catch somebody unawarestake/catch somebody unawaresEXPECTif something takes you unawares, it happens when you are not expecting it and are not prepared The question caught me completely unawares. unawares
Examples from the Corpus
take/catch somebody unawaresI was caught unawares by his kiss.
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