I already saw that they would stand no fair chance for victory, taken completely at unawares.
"It was an unexpected blow; it caught me unawares," he said heatedly.
Meanwhile old age had come upon him unawares, but with it the rich fruition of lifelong study and reflection.
I had unawares added to her grief, for her brother Charley was going to Switzerland too.
It was then that again and again we tried to deceive him about the limits of his Quarter, and get him into another one unawares.
You will take them unawares; but I flatter myself you will not find them unprepared.
We marched loosely and blindly, and they came on us unawares.
It's rather a fool-scheme, if you ask me, but it might have been a nuisance if it had been sprung on us unawares.
The Mexican brigand hoped to take the "cow boys" unawares—surprise them—kill them, and drive away their herds.
It dropped from him unawares, and I was on the terrace and caught the words.'