shock

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shock is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
shock

Plural
shocks

  1. A shock is the way it feels when a heavy thing suddenly hits another thing.
  2. A shock is a sudden change that surprises people.
  3. Shock is the way a person is when the person has lost some blood or has been hurt, and their heart is beating very fast and weakly.
  4. A shock is some electricity that suddenly hurts someone.

Verb[change]

Plain form
shock

Third-person singular
shocks

Past tense
shocked

Past participle
shocked

Present participle
shocking

  1. You are shocked when you are surprised at something
    He was shocked at how much she had changed since he had last met her.
  2. If you have been shocked, you were hit by electricity.

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