all of the sudden vs all of a sudden : Common Errors in English

About all of the sudden vs all of a sudden

An unexpected event happens not “all of the sudden” but “all of a sudden.”

all of a sudden Meaning(s)

  • (r) without warning
  • (r) happening unexpectedly

all of the sudden in News

  • Shark bite victim recovering after Tuesday attack

    Alive but barely able to walk. A Kailua-Kona man is recovering well after a shark attacked him in waters off the Kona Coast. 28-year-old James Kerrigan says he was having a great day swimming with his fiancee at Kekaha Kai State Park Tuesday afternoon when a shark bit him on his leg. "All of the sudden I felt something grab me and give me a tug," Kerrigan told KITV over the phone Wednesday. "And ...
    on June 20, 2013 Source: KITV Honolulu

all of a sudden in News

  • Bruins win, pull ahead in Stanley Cup Finals

    BOSTON - All of a sudden, the mighty Chicago Blackhawks don't look so mighty. The team that ran away with the President's Trophy this season for best record in the NHL has been outplayed when it counts for three straight games in the Stanley Cup Finals, including Monday night's 2-0 victory by the Bruins at TD Garden, giving Boston a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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