of all things

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

of all things

  1. (idiomatic) Especially; more than other things.
  2. (idiomatic, often used as a sentence adverb) Surprisingly.
    He reached into his pocket and pulled out, of all things, a ice cream cone.
    Well, of all things! Who would have expected him to propose to her on stage?


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