all of a sudden

  1. happening unexpectedly
    suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side
  2. without warning
    all at once, he started shouting
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How To Use all of a sudden In A Sentence

  • All of a sudden St. Philip's ten bells start tanging - one o’clock already - and at once the workshops and factories around the yard begin disgorging throngs of workers on their way to lunch
  • Some of the German people were all of a sudden no longer Germans but Czechs or Poles.
  • Then, all of a sudden rising from her chair, she went over to the jug of roses, which she had placed on the writing-table, bent over the flowers with a kind of perceptible hesitation. and as suddenly came back to her seat. Maurice Guest
  • But she said: ‘I had gone to celebrate a friend's birthday and all of a sudden was drawn into some depraved sex show.’
  • Reg is being very nice all of a sudden. What's his game?
  • All of a sudden there was a terrific bang and a flash of smoke.
  • I was sitting quietly reading when all of a sudden a stone came hurling through the window.
  • They had some words, -- the officer and the sentry, -- he couldn't tell what, but the officer spoke excited like, and all of a sudden jumped away and started as though to run, and Number 6 "hollered" after him, though Reilly didn't clearly understand what was said. Ray's Daughter A Story of Manila
  • Shed load All of a sudden it seems the birds have gone. Times, Sunday Times
  • A musty aroma of hunter's stew filled her nostrils, and the sour smell of soggy, rotten straw was almost unbearable all of a sudden.
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