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spring a surprise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspring a surprisespring a surpriseSURPRISEDto do something surprising Roy is unlikely to spring any surprises. spring
Examples from the Corpus
spring a surpriseAnd even when you think you know the island intimately, it will keep on springing surprises.And she can spring a surprise.Calvin Smith, the world-record holder, could always spring a surprise.Glasser orders his events thematically, while also wanting to tell a story and to spring surprises.Theo distracted him from this gloomy conclusion by springing a surprise on him.Perhaps they will spring a surprise player or two in Atlanta.
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