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of all things

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishof all thingsof all thingsSURPRISEDused to show that you are surprised or shocked by something that someone has done or said She gave up a promising career as a stockbroker to become a weaver, of all things. thing
Examples from the Corpus
of all thingsOne of my mess-mates was killed by a beer barrel, of all things.Jones left his job and became, of all things, a priest.After all, in the hallucinogenic world of the militias, the government is the enemy of all things good and true.His journey includes an examination of all things.She heard, of all things, a piano.He likens creation to a painter mixing just four pigments to form the likenesses of all things.The meeting promises a veritable smorgasbord of all things otherworldly, this time with a focus on those eerie Phoenix lights.That of all things he did not wish responsibility for.She's the voice of all things that don't get a voice.
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