Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “out of the blue”

out of the blue

If something happens out of the blue, you did not expect it.
внезапно, неожиданно
One day, completely out of the blue, I had a letter from her.Not expected or planned
(Definition of out of the blue from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Not expected or planned, but you might be interested in these topics from the Thinking about the future topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “out of the blue” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More