drop a bombshell
  1. (idiomatic) To announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.
    • "If you lie down you can have the whole purse — $10,000," O'Brien told him.23
      Asia dropped a piece of paper on my desk and walked out the door with a huge smile on her face. […] How could Asia just come in and drop a bombshell and then walk out like there was nothing to it?

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