How to use ‘a surprise’ in a sentence

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… incurred by defensive mainstay Faruk Hadžibegić, thereby causing a bit of a surprise by having a debutante in the starting lineup of a competitive match. In fact Šabanadžović was one of three players to get a start on their debut that day…

… returned to his birthplace to join teams in the lower divisions of Russian football, and in 2015 he rejoined Vietnam Hải Phòng. After failing to get a game his first season he became a starter for the 2016 season and earned a surprise call up shortly after for the national team by coach Toshiya Miura.

… 20% and 30%. His share of the vote was seen as a surprise success, especially given his lack of political history and lack of endorsement from any political party.

…Évora was wrested from the Moors through a surprise attack by Gerald the Fearless (Geraldo Sem Pavor) in September 1165. The town came under the rule of the Portuguese king Afonso I in 1166. It then flourished as one of the most dynamic…

Zübert started out as a screenwriter for German television. In 2000 he directed and wrote his first feature Lammbock, which was a surprise hit in Germany with over one million admissions. In the same year he wrote the script for Mädchen Mädchen which was a box office hit.

Zélée was a Surprise class gunboat of the French Navy. Designed for use overseas, she was used largely in the French colonies in Indochina and the Pacific. Assigned to patrol the waters off Tahiti at the start of World War I, she was sunk before scuttling could be completed during the Bombardment of Papeete on 22 September 1914.

Zitz has appeared in every Battletoads game, though not always as a playable character. He was player two’s character in the original Battletoads game and took on the Dark Queen’s army solo in Battletoads for the Game Boy. Due to a

Zimonjić turned pro in 1995 and remained relatively unknown outside his native country until a surprise victory in the mixed doubles at the 2004 Australian Open. Paired for the first time with Russian Elena Bovina, he beat defending…

Zimbabwe’s first World Cup campaign in 1983 ended in the group stage, as they lost five of their six matches. However, they threw a surprise against Australia. Batting first, Zimbabwe reached a total of 239 for 6 in the allotted 60 overs,…

Zijing decides to return to Kaiwang on the advise of Dashun, Linglan, Haitong and Daji. She packed her bags and quietly returned to Kaiwang’s flat, not knowing that a surprise party had been planned for her.

Zig and Zag made a surprise guest appearance on TFI Friday on 18 December 2015 in what could be the last ever live episode of the show. They had previously appeared on the show during its first season in 1996. They joined Chris Evans for…

… officers. Late in 886, Liu became suspicious of the officer Li Hanzhi, and he decided to use Luoyang as a base to launch a surprise attack on Li’s base at Minchi (澠池, in modern Luoyang). Li defeated him, however, forcing him to abandon Luoyang and…

… declaration issued by the eunuch Yang Fugong, who had succeeded Tian as the commander of the Shence Armies (神策軍) by this point, that anyone who killed Zhu would be given Jingnan Circuit. He therefore made a surprise return to Chang’an and…

Zero-day worms take advantage of a surprise attack while they are unknown to computer security professionals. Recent history shows an increasing rate of worm propagation. Well designed worms can spread very fast with devastating consequences to Internet and otherwise.

Zanuck’s tenure in the 1940s and 50s resonated with his astute choices. He first personally rescued a cumbersome cut of The Song Of Bernadette (1943), recutting the completed film into a surprise hit that made a star of newcomer Jennifer…

… batting and bowling during the tournament was noted, although his performance was generally considered a surprise given his lack of Twenty20 experience prior to the tournament.

Zadok the Priest is written for SS-AA-T-BB chorus and orchestra (two oboes, two bassoons, three trumpets, timpani, strings with three violin parts rather than the usual two, and continuo), in the key of D major. The music prepares a

… small country could not repulse a surprise attack by a qualitatively and quantitatively superior aggressor. Being strategically positioned between the two major blocs, the NATO and the Warsaw pact, Yugoslavia had to prepare its own military doctrine for an eventual Third World War scenario.

Yuan Shao sent Zhou Yu (Renming) to attack Sun Jian, who was returning from Luoyang to join Yuan Shu. In the Battle of Yangcheng, Zhou made a surprise attack on Sun’s camp at Yangcheng and captured it. Yuan Shu sent Gongsun Yue to assist…

Young, idealistic Mark Coffin wins a surprise, upset election victory, turning the 30-year-old Stanford University professor into the junior senator from California. Additionally, in the concurrent presidential election, his party’s…

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