Synonym: out of the blue, unanticipated, unexpectedly, unforeseen, unlooked-for. Similar words: let the cat out of the bag, out of the question, out of the ordinary, right off the bat, blue, in the black, blue-chip, blueberry. Meaning: adj. not anticipated. adv. in a way that was not expected.
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1. The sun glared out of the blue sky.
2. She arrived out of the blue.
3. His resignation came out of the blue.
4. His resignation came right out of the blue.http://Sentencedict.com
5. Completely out of the blue, she got a letter from her long-lost cousin in New York.
6. One of them wrote to us out of the blue several years later.
7. One day, out of the blue, she announced that she was leaving.
8. A seagull shrieks at you out of the blue.
9. It was totally out of the blue.
10. It came to me out of the blue.
11. Ursula leapt at her, completely out of the blue.
12. Symptoms of the disease often appear out of the blue.
13. Dole can opt for some one out of the blue, making a bold stroke and hoping to demonstrate a spirit of adventure.
14. Then, too, his thinking had hardly dropped out of the blue.
15. They just came around, out of the blue, to try and hurt me.
16. One evening, Angela phoned me out of the blue and said she was in some kind of trouble.
17. The Guardian, in its wisdom, plucks out of the blue a figure of ￡200 million.
18. Now you turn up out of the blue talking about us like we were a Lionel Ritchie lyric.
19. It had come out of the blue: a brief note from her, saying that she had to undergo a surgical operation.
20. Out of the blue, he asked me to come with him to Europe.
21. She told me, out of the blue, that she was going to live in New York.
22. The image of the woman popped into his head out of the blue.
23. Her son, who left her more than thirty years ago, came out of the blue.
24. Then, nine months of gestation later, an opportunity crops up out of the blue, or so it seems.
25. Even with a mysterious ex-lover who had turned up out of the blue after more than sixteen years' absence.
26. The pair are travelling in their caravan when a sinister family pitches up out of the blue.
27. And now here was a shiny new fence, built out of the blue while our backs were turned.
28. Do you remember Jane? Well, she phoned me yesterday, completely out of the blue.
29. He trawls for advice and information from dozens of people, who find themselves invited to Kensington Palace quite out of the blue.
30. But before I had finished this wearisome task, the cheque arrived out of the blue.
More similar words: let the cat out of the bag, out of the question, out of the ordinary, right off the bat, blue, in the black, blue-chip, blueberry, a blue moon, rule of thumb, black and blue, state of the art, state-of-the-art, once in a blue moon, to my way of thinking, freedom of the press, out of, on the spur of the moment, put off, cutoff, cut off, get out of, out of it, come out of, run out of, bear the brunt of, keep out of, out of date, out of work, walk out of.