s'etonner

English translation: to be amazed; to be astounded; to be astonished

12:47 Jan 8, 2003
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: s'etonner
ils n'ont jamais cesse de vouloir s'etonner.
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English translation:to be amazed; to be astounded; to be astonished
Explanation:
Any of the above three will do nicely for "s'étonner".

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Note added at 2003-01-08 12:51:21 (GMT)
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A couple of additional possibilities: to marvel at or to wonder at.
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Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 10:28
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1to be surprised
Serge L
5to be amazed; to be astounded; to be astonished
Rowan Morrell


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
to be amazed; to be astounded; to be astonished


Explanation:
Any of the above three will do nicely for "s'étonner".

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Note added at 2003-01-08 12:51:21 (GMT)
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A couple of additional possibilities: to marvel at or to wonder at.

Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 10:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 202
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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
to be surprised


Explanation:
another option

Serge L
Local time: 00:28
PRO pts in pair: 227

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rowan Morrell: Yep, that'll work too.
1 min
  -> Thanks Rowan!
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