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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


What does drop a bombshell mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

drop a bombshell

The phrase drop a bombshell refers to an alarming and unexpected announcement.

Another variation of this idiom is:
drop a bomb.


His wife dropped a bombshell when she said she loved another man.
They dropped a bomb when they announced that the president would resign for health reasons.

This idiom is in the war category

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