astonished
adj.

1) greatly, very much astonished

2) astonished at, by (they were astonished at/by the news of his escape)

3) astonished + inf. (I was astonished to learn of his divorce)

4) astonished that + clause (she was astonished that he had survived)

* * *
very much astonished
by (they were astonished at/by the news of his escape)
greatly
astonished at
astonished + inf. (1 was astonished to leam of his divorce)
astonished that + clause (she was astonished that he had survived)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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