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A bolt from the blue


"A Bolt from the Blue" is British comedy book and play by David Tristram.

  • genre: Comedy
  • released on (9 years ago)


"A Bolt from the Blue" is a comedy film directed by Gekidan Hitori.

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Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (2005)

by Judith Siefring

a bolt from the blue a sudden and unexpected event or piece of news. The phrase refers to the unlikelihood of a thunderbolt coming out of a clear blue sky. have shot your bolt have done all that is in your power. informal In this idiom, the bolt ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2001)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

A bolt from the blue. A sudden and wholly unexpected catastrophe or event, like a " thunderbolt " from the blue sky, or flash of lightning without warning and wholly unexpected. Here " bolt " is used for lightning, though, of course, in strict ...

Google previewJunior School Dictionary (2002)

by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty

The news was a bolt from the blue. bolt verb 6 to fasten a door or window with a bolt 7 to run away very quickly and suddenly: The horse bolted after its jockey fell. 8 to eat too. bobsleigh. 62.

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