OUT OF THE BLUE means out of nowhere or completely unexpected.
- We hadn't seen him in a while, then he just showed up completely OUT OF THE
- It's been sunny all day, and we'd been walking around when it started raining
completely OUT OF THE BLUE.
- He just started screaming totally OUT OF THE BLUE. No one really knew what
- We're not sure what's going on with Sarah these days. She seems fine and happy,
and then OUT OF THE BLUE, she just starts crying.
- People thought Tom was fired completely OUT OF THE BLUE, but he had been
slacking off and they had been watching him for a long time.
TOTALLY - completely
SLACKING OFF - not working hard
URGE - encourage; push
Out of the blue
Here's another ad with a cool idiom that's definitely good to
know. The ad urges people to buy a lottery ticket. If they're
lucky, they'll start seeing green (dollars) OUT OF THE BLUE.
Would you buy a lottery ticket if you saw this ad?
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