out of the blue out of the blue

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not anticipated
  2. (adv) in a way that was not expected

Usage(s):

  1. But that move hardly came out of the blue.
  2. He called me one day, out of the blue, very excitedly, and he said, all I have is this title, and I can't stop thinking about this title.
  3. While instructors groaned, Dilbert dived giddily out of the blue until his wing ripped off, ground-looped, stalled, spun and smashed his protesting plane at every opportunity.

News

  • SMS spam borrows from email phishing with empty promises

    If you get a text message out of the blue telling you you've won a free cruise to an exotic Caribbean location, don't start packing your bags. It's likely just a scam. In its most recent report on SMS spam , Cloudmark notes that scam spam was very popular during the month of May—especially those "get something free" dodges. Something-for-nothing swindles have always been popular with spammers ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PC World

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