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catch napping

Meaning: getting someone to deal with a situation since you put them in it suddenly and they were unprepared and not paying attention.

Example: His plan to catch his security office napping was successful. Read more ➺

Great Scott

Meaning: "Great Scott!" is an interjection of surprise, wonder, or consternation.

Example: She took one look at the screen before crying out "Great Scott!" in celebration. Read more ➺

bat an eye

Meaning: to avoid expressing surprise, fear, or shock.

Example: The man didn't bat an eye when the explosions went off around him and bullets zipped past his head. Read more ➺

not believe eyes

Meaning: shock or surprise at something you see or hear

Example: My fiancĂ© is with someone else - I can't believe my eyes. Read more ➺

turn out

Meaning: to arrive at an event

Example: They had fewer people turn out for their party than they anticipated. Read more ➺

good grief

Meaning: occurrence of something shocking

Example: Good grief, is she going to kick her brother in front of the entire school? This is really shocking for me. Read more ➺

the best is yet to come

Meaning: whatever is happening now will be surpassed by something better in the future

Example: I am glad that you are enjoying your holiday,the best is yet to come. Read more ➺

say what

Meaning: used when asking someone to repeat what they have said

Example: They are going out tonight, even though we told them to stay at home. "Say what!" Read more ➺

a bolt from the blue

Meaning: a sudden and unexpected event or piece of news (typically annoying)

Example: The sudden uprising in many parts of the country was utterly a bolt from the blue for the ministry. Read more ➺

out of the blue

Meaning: out of nowhere or unexpectedly

Example: Out of the blue, a deer came in front of my car. Read more ➺