One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Suddenly.‘I feel really tired all of a sudden’
suddenly, immediately, instantaneously, instantly, in an instant, straight away, at once, all at once, promptly, abruptly, in a trice, swiftlyView synonyms
- ‘As is typical of such storms, the main rainfall came of a sudden, like the turning of a tap in the heavens.’
- ‘All of a sudden, from beating Newcastle and Everton, they are losing to Fulham and Charlton.’
- ‘All of a sudden, the badger twitched, jumped up and strolled across the road to safety.’
- ‘All of a sudden the kind of behaviour that would have been typical in old New York seemed rude and inappropriate.’
- ‘All of a sudden, the sky cleared, became blue and a perfect rainbow arched over me with one end in the sand.’
- ‘All of a sudden, the normal drone of the training room was shattered by peals of laughter!’
- ‘All of a sudden, his stride changed - his floppy ears dropped like a lop-eared rabbit.’
- ‘All of a sudden, you're face to face with a black, hairy spider the size of a beach ball.’
- ‘All of a sudden, he's being asked to dinner by leading writers and noblemen.’
- ‘All of a sudden the white car pulled out and rammed into the blue car.’
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