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, an ice cream cone.
    Well, of all things! Who would have expected him to propose to her on stage?


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