unexpectedly

All Adverb
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  • A lady who was living in the same house unexpectedly came to his assistance.
  • On the day of the show, the school is unexpectedly full up of people.
  • He renamed the hotel after himself and unexpectedly died a year later.
  • He discovers he is wrong when his father unexpectedly shows up at the performance.
  • Sometimes the system would work but then stop working unexpectedly.
  • Unexpectedly, this episode was included in the state media's evening news.
  • Unexpectedly, her parents died within a year of each other when she was only ten and eleven years old.
  • It is used when an object of discussion unexpectedly becomes present during the conversation.
  • They unexpectedly told him that he would join them.
  • With his last words, the General unexpectedly proclaimed her free at age twenty-four.
  • Scotland's transformation into a rich leader of modern industry came suddenly and unexpectedly.
  • This unexpectedly rapid growth brought a demand for a larger water supply.
  • Peter became unexpectedly ill and nearly died, but instead regained his powers.
  • His death came unexpectedly, and only a week earlier he had said farewell to his Queen.
  • Anna died unexpectedly at two-and-one-half years of age.
  • He made an unexpectedly quick return to the side five months later, playing in the less familiar position of left back.
  • Four years later, it would be unexpectedly filled to capacity with soldiers from the Civil War.
  • While it's not clear how much this helped, they unexpectedly received a permit a few days later.
  • His daughter Emma died unexpectedly after the birth of her first child.
  • But, unexpectedly, he was to die before he could see his various plans brought to fruition.
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Meaning of unexpectedly

  • adverb In a way that was not expected
    her brother showed up at the wedding out of the blue