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curiously enough

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

funnily enough

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

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.
See also: enough
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