all of a sudden
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all of a sudden(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (unexpectedly)
a. de repente
My day was going great, until all of a sudden I slipped on the ice and broke my arm.El día me iba muy bien, hasta que de repente me resbalé sobre el hielo y me rompí el brazo.
b. de pronto
All of a sudden I realized I didn't want to study linguistics.De pronto me di cuenta que no quería estudiar la lingüística.
c. repentinamente
We were having a pleasant conversation when, all of a sudden, she started to cry.Teníamos una conversación agradable cuando, repentinamente, ella comenzó a llorar.
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