Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) something that is difficult to believe, amazing
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    • astounding performance/fact/strength
  • Analysis
     Something 'astounding' is astonishing and impressive or noteworthy. This adjective can be used in social and professional contexts and is similar in meaning to ‘amazing’ or ‘astonishing’.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. The tough critic admitted it was an astounding performance.
    2. The fact that the restaurant managed to run smoothly despite being short-staffed was astounding.
    3. Each athlete displayed astounding strength in the wrestling match.
    4. I learned an astounding fact, elephants are the only mammals that cannot jump.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The small business displayed astounding resilience when it came back from the verge of bankruptcy.
    2. Angry Manager: "It's just astounding to me that you're so bad at this job after working with us for so long!"
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