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out of nowhere

Suddenly, unexpectedly, as in That anonymous letter turned up out of nowhere . It is often put as come out of nowhere , as in Their team came out of nowhere and won the state championship . This term uses out of in the sense of “from,” and nowhere in the sense of “an unknown place.” For a synonym, see out of a clear blue sky
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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