Definitions and translations for "a bolt from the blue"

English - English - a bolt from the blue

unexpected and shocking surprise or event (e.g.: "She had been working in the company for twenty years, so when she quit it must have felt like a bolt from the blue")

English - Spanish - a bolt from the blue

evento o sorpresa estremecedora e inesperada ("como un balde de agua fría")

English - French - a bolt from the blue

événement inattendu; surprise; étonnement

English - German - a bolt from the blue

wie ein Blitz aus heiterem Himmel, ein unerwartetes und schockierendes Ereignis

English - Italian - a bolt from the blue

un fulmine a ciel sereno, un evento improvviso che lascia di sconcerto

English - Polish - a bolt from the blue

id. grom z jasnego nieba

English - Portuguese - a bolt from the blue

algo inesperado, uma grande surpresa

English - Romanian - a bolt from the blue

id. trăsnet: un trăsnet din senin

English - Russian - a bolt from the blue

гром среди ясного неба, полная неожиданность

English - Dutch - a bolt from the blue

onverwachte of schokkende verrassing of gebeurtenis, een complete verrassing (bv. "Zij heeft twintig jaar in het bedrijf gewerkt, dus toen ze ontslag nam kwam dat als een complete verrassing)

English - Arabic - a bolt from the blue

‏مفاجأة تامة، صاعقة مدوية‏

English - Japanese - a bolt from the blue

予期しない驚くべき出来事(例えば”彼女は20年間ずっと会社で働いているから彼女が会社を辞めたら予期しない意外な事となる”)
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