bowl a googly
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From the cricket term
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- (transitive, idiomatic, UK, figuratively) to surprise (someone); to introduce (to someone) something unexpected, underhand or requiring a quick reaction or correction.
- Fred bowled me a googly when he asked me to explain those statistics in the meeting.
- (transitive, intransitive, cricket) Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see bowl, googly.
to require a quick reaction from by doing something unexpected