German translation of 'thunderbolt'
Blitz und Donner
⇒ the news came like a thunderbolt(figurative)
die Nachricht schlug wie der Blitz ein or kam wie ein Donnerschlag
Example Sentences Including 'thunderbolt'
He got off the bus, no turning back, no thunderbolt to blight him to a cinder simply by hoping for it.The Open Door
I couldn't believe it when I saw you there and --- ' `I was only there to see if Sonia would get struck by a thunderbolt.TICKLED PINK (2002)
The lung was a paperbag working overtime, wearing thin and ready to burst if not pushed into quiescence by another thunderbolt of air.The Open Door
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Translation of thunderbolt from the Collins English to German Dictionary