out of the blue
phrasal without advance notice ; unexpectedly <
the job offer came out of the blue
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • out of the blue — or[out of a clear sky] or[out of a clear blue sky] {adv. phr.}, {informal} Without any warning; by surprise; unexpectedly. * /At the last minute Johnny came out of the blue to catch the pass and score a touchdown./ * /The cowboy thought he was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of the blue — or[out of a clear sky] or[out of a clear blue sky] {adv. phr.}, {informal} Without any warning; by surprise; unexpectedly. * /At the last minute Johnny came out of the blue to catch the pass and score a touchdown./ * /The cowboy thought he was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • out of nowhere — {adv. phr.} Without having been seen before; suddenly and unexpectedly. * /Mr. Jones was driving too fast on the express highway when a police patrol car appeared out of nowhere and stopped him./ Syn.: OUT OF THE BLUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of nowhere — {adv. phr.} Without having been seen before; suddenly and unexpectedly. * /Mr. Jones was driving too fast on the express highway when a police patrol car appeared out of nowhere and stopped him./ Syn.: OUT OF THE BLUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of a clear sky — or[out of a clear blue sky] See: OUT OF THE BLUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of a clear sky — or[out of a clear blue sky] See: OUT OF THE BLUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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