What does "As if from nowhere" mean?
"As if from nowhere" means "coming out" unnoticed or from an unseen place. The phrase can be used literally or referring to something someone said. If it is used referring to something someone said, it means they said something unexpected. The more common version of this phrase is "out of nowhere". Ex: The car came out of nowhere and almost hit me. Ex: My girlfriend told me she was breaking up with me out of nowhere.