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(it's) no wonder
It is not surprising or unexpected at all. You just worked a 20-hour shift? It's no wonder you look so tired. No wonder. This wire is completely frayed. I'm surprised the TV kept working as long as it did.
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[something is] not surprising. No wonder the baby is crying. She's wet. It's no wonder that plant died. You watered it too much.
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Also, small wonder. It's not at all (or hardly) surprising, as in With the goalie out with a sprained ankle, it's no wonder you lost the game, or If he finished off all of the turkey, small wonder he has a stomachache. [c. a.d. 900]
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it’s no/small/little ˈwonder (that)...it’s not surprising: If you walked all the way, it’s little wonder you’re late. ♢ ‘The heating’s gone off.’ ‘I thought it was cold. No wonder!’
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