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1(puzzle)(person) desconcertarI'm still bemused — sigo desconcertado
- Then, before my hungry and bemused family could answer, he turned and vanished into the swirl of tables.
- He is still bemused by the enigmatic arrival and departure of his illness.
- This movie is more of a camp festival of excesses, where tone and temperament are identified and altered to confuse and bemuse the audience.
- He took the offered hand and shook it firmly, bemused by the looks Mrs. Davis was giving him.
- Firefighters were bemused to wake up and find a large brown and white horse tethered by a rope to their station.
- It bemuses me that I need a face-to-face situation in order to be able to construct my own argument without feeling overwhelmed.
- Shoppers in Swindon were bemused to see snorkellers in the town centre.
- He seems bemused by his new surroundings goats, geese, Shetland ponies and a variety of other animals.
- He is a decent sort, bemused by the essential strangeness of life, with more questions than answers.
- I was bemused to hear two men in conversation while they were rummaging through shop bargains.
- Morris was contacted, and became increasingly bemused by the investigation.
- In cities such as Prague, expatriates were glued to televisions in bars, bemused locals looking on.
- When the first Icehotel in the world opened, some people were a little bemused by exactly what it was.
- As bemused commuters hurried by, small chanting groups poured out from the early morning bars.
- I'm bemused by the continual croaking and moaning that goes on about budgets.
- Passion, Sondheim's most operatic work, continues to baffle the ear and bemuse the mind.
- He looked utterly bemused by the question, shook his head and smiled broadly.
- After the show I ask him what he thought of the proceedings, and he says he was bemused by most of the criticism.
- You wondered for a moment who was most bemused by this monumental and possibly decisive swing of the pendulum.
- Players who bemuse the opposition are exciting but those who confuse themselves as well can be simply glorious.
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