At least, Yates, with all his experience, thought he had taken her unawares.
Blessings, then, upon these young wayfarers, for they have "blessed me unawares."
"It was an unexpected blow; it caught me unawares," he said heatedly.
I had unawares added to her grief, for her brother Charley was going to Switzerland too.
You will take them unawares; but I flatter myself you will ...