English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "shock"

We need to fix our toasterThe news of the death of her father came as a terrible shock to her.

We need to fix our toaster. I got an electric shock when I tried to plug it in this morning.

The news of the minister's arrest for drunken driving was quite shocking to the members of his church.

The driver of the car that was in the accident was in shock, and had to be rushed to the hospital.

We were all pretty shocked when we heard the news that our colleague had been fired for stealing from the company.

Punk hairstyles which used to shock people a few years ago now seem almost commonplace.

We were very shocked to learn that Calvin had been fired.

Even police were shocked by what they saw when they arrived at the scene of the accident.

George Bernard Shaw once said that it's all that the young can do for the old to shock them, and keep them up to date.

A female pharaoh was unknown in Egypt before Hatshepsut, so in order not to shock convention, she had herself portrayed in male costume, with a beard, and without breasts.

The electric eel's power is so great that it can shock its victims from a distance of 15 feet away.

Shock may develop as a result of sudden illness or injury.

The signs of shock include cool skin, rapid breathing, rapid heartbeat, and vomiting.

In many countries around the world, isolating children at bedtime is considered inappropriate and even shocking.

Discussion question: Have you ever experienced culture shock?


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