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(it's) small wonder

It is not at all surprising (that something is the case). I was always terrible at math in school, so it's small wonder that I have such trouble filing my taxes. Small wonder you had such trouble starting the car: the battery is almost completely dead!
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small wonder

Not a surprising or unexpected thing at all. You drank an entire bottle of bourbon by yourself? Small wonder that you feel as bad as you do this morning. Considering the massive legal team they can afford to hire, it's a small wonder that few people are able to successfully sue the corporation for its questionable practices.
See also: small, wonder
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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!’
See also: little, no, small
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