Definition of 'out of the blue'
Example sentences containing 'out of the blue'
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One day out of the blue my wife said she wanted to go to church. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It came out of the blue; all rather clichéd. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And my winning ride came out of the blue; you can often win when you are least expecting to. The Sun (2013) One night, out of the blue, he knocked on my door. The Sun (2008) One day, out of the blue, he called me. Times, Sunday Times (2014) One day, out of the blue, his wife told him that she was no longer in love with him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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