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strangely enough

Bafflingly; surprisingly; atypically. Strangely enough, it turned out that we both knew John, but had met him in two different parts of the world. He seems, strangely enough, happy that the police caught him. Their newest device is strangely enough a slight step back when it comes to performance and design.
See also: enough, strangely

ˌcuriously, ˌfunnily, ˌstrangely, etc. eˈnough

used to show that something is surprising: Funnily enough, I was born on exactly the same day as my wife.
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Strangely enough, my own father's brothers disappeared "in the bush" some time ago--my father says that it is thought slaves took them.
But strangely enough there will probably be more pressure on the manager of this club come the start of next season than there is at the moment.
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Yes, Russian ballet is still full of Russians, Australian ballet is still full of Australians, and, strangely enough considering European employment laws, French ballet is still full of French.
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Remy, Auggie, Craig Whitehead, Polar Bear and strangely enough, lately, Jordan Richter.
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Strangely enough, northern areas of Europe have never really caught the fever for the flavor of hot pepper quite as much as the rest of the world.
Strangely enough, Saul sums up the problems with Amethyst in his verse: "3 dead chickens, 2 dead emcees, and countless wasted minds .
This is the revised and considerably enlarged version of the author's A Grammar of the Pali Language published in Colombo in 1958, a fact, which, strangely enough, is nowhere mentioned.
3, although, strangely enough, the conservative marriage advocates are not offering to abolish the laws against polyandry.