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English definition of “left field”

left field

noun
 
US informal
(come) out of/from left field strange and not expected: His question came out of left field, and I didn't know what to say.Not expected or planned
(be) out in left field strange and different from other people or things: She's kind of out in left field but she's fun.Not expected or planned
(Definition of left field from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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