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out of the blue

Submitted by runafes on Sat, 29/12/2012 - 20:14

Idiomatic translations of "out of the blue"

Arabic (other varieties)
لا كان على البال ولا على الخاطر
Azerbaijani
Birdən-birə
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Bulgarian
Като гръм от ясно небе
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Bulgarian #1, #2, Croatian, Serbian
Croatian
iz vedra neba
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Danish
Pludseligt
Estonian
nagu välk selgest taevast
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Estonian
nagu maa alt
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French
Comme un coup de foudre dans un ciel serein
French
à brûle pourpoint
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French
À l'improviste
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German
Auf einmal
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German
Wie ein Blitz aus heiterem Himmel
Greek
Στα καλά καθούμενα
Greek
Στα ξεκούδουνα
Hungarian
Derült égből
Italian
Dal nulla
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Italian
Improvvisamente\ Dal nulla
Italian
Di punto in bianco
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Kurdish (Kurmanji)
لەپڕێك دا
Kurdish (Kurmanji)
لەناكاو
Persian
غيره منتظره
Polish
jak grom z jasnego nieba
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Romanian
din senin
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English #1, #2, Romanian
Russian
Как гром среди ясного неба
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Serbian
kao grom iz vedra neba
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Slovak
ako blesk z jasného neba
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Slovene
Kot strela z jasnega
Spanish
Caer algo como una bomba
Turkish
Birden bire
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Meanings of "out of the blue"

English

If something happens out of the blue, it is completely unexpected.

Explained by runafes on Sat, 29/12/2012 - 20:14
Explained by runafes
"Like it just dropped out of the sky." - BuenSabor 5 years ago
Greek

Κάτι απροσδόκητο

Explained by SoPink on Wed, 17/08/2016 - 17:01
Explained by SoPink
Greek

Εκεί που δεν το περιμένεις

Explained by Guest on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 22:18
Explained by Guest
Greek

Έξαφνα απ' το πουθενά

Explained by Guest on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 23:32
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Russian

Как снег на голову, неожиданно

Explained by renoz on Sun, 15/10/2017 - 17:54
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Serbian

Neočekivano, iznenada. Iz čista mira. Iz vedra neba. Naprečac. Iznebuha. Kao da je pao sa neba.

Explained by sajlovicnatasa on Mon, 01/05/2017 - 16:12
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Turkish

Olması beklenmeyen olay.

Explained by alcest on Tue, 08/11/2016 - 19:47
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Ukrainian

Несподівано, "як грім з неба"

Explained by Iouri Lazirko on Wed, 18/07/2018 - 20:28
Explained by Iouri Lazirko