appear out of thin air

appear out of thin air

To materialize suddenly or unexpectedly, as from nothing. You need to work hard—opportunities don't just appear out of thin air. The magician's final trick makes it look like he appears out of thin air.
See also: air, appear, of, out, thin
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appear, etc. out of thin ˈair

appear, etc. suddenly from nowhere or nothing: The car seemed to appear out of thin air. I didn’t have time to brake.She seems to conjure wonderful costumes out of thin air.
See also: air, of, out, thin
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But this didn't appear out of thin air. Its intellectual and physical roots have been grating just beneath the surface for years.