quelle surprise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French quelle surprise (what a surprise).

Phrase[edit]

quelle surprise

  1. (idiomatic, sarcastic) What a surprise.
    My brother made the same mistake I did, but he didn't get punished: quelle surprise.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quelle (what) and surprise (surprise). While "quelle surprise" in French is virtually identical to "what a surprise" in English, "quelle surprise" in English carries a more sarcastic connotation than "quelle surprise" in French.

Pronunciation[edit]

Phrase[edit]

quelle surprise

  1. What a surprise. "Quelle surprise.".