Out Of The Blue
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Out Of The Blue

Out Of The Blue


The phrase out of the blue is used to say that the issue or situation was completely unexpected.

Example in use: “One day, out of the blue, he proclaimed that he was divorcing.”

Interesting fact

The voltage from lightning is so great that it can travel over 20 miles, striking ahead of a storm while the sky is still clear and blue; thus the saying 'out of the blue.'