bolts from the blue

phrase

variants also bolts out of the blue
plural of bolt from the blue
as in surprises
something that makes a strong impression because it is so unexpected a windfall that came as a bolt from the blue

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“Bolts from the blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bolts%20from%20the%20blue. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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