The announcement that she was leaving the post was a surprise to us all.
It will be a terrible shock if their income is cut.
The kicker is that even after six rounds of interviews, she still wasn't a finalist for the job.
a rude awakening
She'll be in for a rude awakening when she has to pay her own bills.
His unauthorized biography was a real eye-opener.
news to me
Sarah is leaving? Well that's news to me.