Regionalismo que se usa en Latinoamérica: todos los países de Sudamérica, Centroamérica y el Caribe. No incluye España.
I find it shocking to see people travelling in luxury cars give a couple of coins to street beggars.Me resulta chocante ver gente en sus carros de lujo dándoles un par de monedas a los mendigos de la calle.
When the shocking news arrived that President Kennedy had been shot...I was greeted by a shocking sight. A body lay face down in the pool...particularly shocking pictures of starved and beaten prisoners...the shocking murder of Rachel Nickell...the most shocking [act] of callous irresponsibility...
the shocking truthla sobrecogedora verdad
...the shocking truth that's beginning to emerge about institutionalised army bullying
3(outrageous)[+book, film, act]escandaloso
...the most shocking [book] of its time.his language is shockingthe prices were shockingit may be shocking to the older generationMany young people's disregard for marriage may be shocking to the older generation
it was shocking how badly paid these young girls wereera de escándalo or era escandaloso lo mal que se pagaba a estas chicas;it's shocking to think that ...escandaliza pensar que ...
It's shocking to think that the council are spending 50 million on new roads, and only 1.2 million on public transport