English phrases to express shock

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2016年1月10日
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# The phrases that you can use to describe how shocked you are,are as follows:
1. The news came as a complete shock
Example - His accident's news came as a complete shock for the family.
2. We are completely taken aback
Example - I was taken aback, when I heard about John's death.
3. I was just stunned
Example - I am just stunned with her behaviour towards her husband.
4. It's unbelievable
Example - It's unbelievable that they got married at this age.
5. Words can't describe how I feel about this ...
Example - Word's can't describe how I feel about this whole disaster.
6. There is no way it could have happened
Example - She is already married to Mike, how can she just marry someone else? There is no way it could have happened.

# Phrases to say how bad something is:
1. It's awful
2. What a terrible news
3. It's a tragedy

# Here are some words and phrases that we often use to talk about the immediate or long-term effects of a natural disaster or other sad event:
1. To come to terms with
Example - It will take us a few months to come to terms with what's happened in the city.
2. To give moral support
Example - We can only give the family some moral support.
3. To be better prepared
Example - Monitoring will only help us to be better prepared for such awful events.