drop a bombshell
- Drop a bombshellIf someone drops a bombshell, they announce something that changes a situation drastically and unexpectedly.
The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.
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drop a bombshell — If you drop a bombshell, you make an unexpected announcement which will greatly change a situation. The chairman dropped a bombshell when he announced the merger with the company s biggest rival … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
drop a bombshell — drop a bomb on something; cause a great disturbance … English contemporary dictionary
drop a bombshell — British, American & Australian, American to suddenly tell someone a piece of news that upsets them very much. My sister dropped a bombshell by announcing she was leaving her job. Her husband dropped a bomb over dinner. I m seeing another woman,… … New idioms dictionary
Drop a bombshell — make a startling or unexpected announcement … Dictionary of Australian slang
drop a bombshell — Australian Slang make a startling or unexpected announcement … English dialects glossary
drop — drop1 W2S1 [drɔp US dra:p] v past tense and past participle dropped present participle dropping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(let something fall)¦ 2¦(fall)¦ 3¦(move your body down)¦ 4¦(become less)¦ 5¦(reduce)¦ 6¦(not include)¦ 7¦(stop doing something)¦ … Dictionary of contemporary English
drop — 1 verb FALL/ALLOW TO FALL 1 (T) to stop holding or carrying something so that it falls: I must have dropped my scarf on the bus. | The dog dropped a stick at George s feet. 2 FALL (I) to fall suddenly, especially from a high place: A bottle… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Bombshell — The term bombshell is a forerunner to the sex symbol and originally used to describe popular female sex icons.exual connotationsBombshells are a special kind of sex symbol. Bombshells are popular icons recognized for their curves, sex appeal and… … Wikipedia
bombshell — UK [ˈbɒmˌʃel] / US [ˈbɑmˌʃel] noun [countable] Word forms bombshell : singular bombshell plural bombshells informal an event or piece of news that is unexpected and shocking The announcement of job losses came as an absolute bombshell. drop a… … English dictionary
bombshell — n. sensation to drop a bombshell * * * [ bɒmʃel] [ sensation ] to drop a bombshell … Combinatory dictionary