come as a revelation

idiom

: to be a pleasant often enlightening surprise
Her talent came as a revelation.

Examples of come as a revelation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While working from home has come as a revelation to many, some Zen staffers have been WFHers for a while. Carlton Reid, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 This might come as a revelation to workers who are currently experiencing a top-down model of 3/2 in their workplaces. Bruce Daisley, WIRED, 29 Dec. 2022 But that reality appears to have come as a revelation to some of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot defendants. Clarence Page, chicagotribune.com, 29 Oct. 2021 No one, with the possible exception of longtime Marvel archivist/scholar Peter Sanderson, has read every single issue, so some parts of All of the Marvels are bound to come as a revelation even to longtime fans who have disagreements with his spin on their favorites. Rob Salkowitz, Forbes, 7 Oct. 2021 For those too young to have experienced the tsunami of celebrity and contradiction that was Ali in the ‘60s and ‘70s, the documentary will come as a revelation. BostonGlobe.com, 16 Sep. 2021

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“Come as a revelation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20as%20a%20revelation. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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