out of the blue
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /aʊt ɒv ðə bluː/
Prepositional phrase
  1. (idiomatic) unexpectedly; without warning or preparation
    After I hadn’t heard from her in six months, she called me out of the blue to meet for lunch.
    I really can't understand how something like this could simply pop up out of the blue.
Translations


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