This zinger out of the blue took me aback.
She'd left town a year ago to get away from two heartbreaks: Papa's death and Aaron's unavailability, only for him to call out of the blue when she just so happened to be in town.
Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morning—this was Thursday—for the introductory reunion.
Back then you came out of nowhere and married my mother out of the blue.
lines, such as C and F, yet the flint glass prism will show a relative drawing out of the blue end and a crowding together of the red end of the spectrum, while the crown prism shows an opposite tendency.
Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morningâ€”this was Thursdayâ€”for the introductory reunion.
ariseoved the silver figure arising out of the blue pool which I thought perfectly set off the garden.
The rupture usually occurs out of the blue playing badminton or squash in a man in his forties.
doodleter and printmaker Diana Milstein was just doodling one day in 1994 when " Miss S appeared out of the blue " .
sudden impulse which comes " out of the blue " .
As such they were vulnerable and prone to attack out of the blue by merciless bandits who were renowned and ruthless murderers.
Then, out of the blue came a flock of very noisy austral parakeets.
We usually visualize our imagined future good luck as something that will unexpectedly " come out of the blue " and surprise us.
However, beware of the slick guys promising miracles, especially those who call you out of the blue.
Secondly, do your homework and never, ever spring for the "miracle solution" offered by some slick guy calling you out of the blue.
Unlike a true fear response which has a known trigger, panic attacks seem to strike out of the blue.
Have you ever been lucky (or maybe it's unlucky) enough to find yourself on the slopes when a naked skier flies by you out of the blue?
They can just pop up out of the blue from seemingly nowhere, even when you do not consciously choose to be angry.
Who knows, a word may form out of the blue.
Why would she tell me she would never hurt me out of the blue?
Send one for a special occasion or just send one out of the blue.
It's more impressive when you send one out of the blue because the person will appreciate that you sent it without feeling like you had to because of a special day.
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