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out of left field

adverb phrase

Unexpectedly; suddenly and surprisingly: When they needed a new idea, this guy appeared out of left field (1953+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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