drop a bomb

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variants: or drop the bomb

Definition of drop a bomb

informal
: to do or say something that is very shocking and unexpected She dropped a bomb with her resignation. She dropped the bomb on her husband and asked for a divorce.

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“Drop a bomb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%20a%20bomb. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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