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lo and behold
A phrase used to indicate something surprising or unexpected. I'd been searching for my glasses all over the house when, lo and behold, they were on my head the whole time.
Lo and behold!
Cliché Look here!; Thus! (An expression of surprise.) Lo and behold! There is Fred! He beat us here by taking a shortcut.
ˌlo and beˈhold(humorous) used when telling a story to introduce somebody’s unexpected appearance: I walked into the restaurant and, lo and behold, there was my boss with his wife.The phrase uses old words that tell you to look at something. It means ‘look and see’.
low-resand lo-res (ˈloˈrɛz)
mod. poor; unpleasant. (From low resolution in a computer terminal. Compare this with high-res.) The party is lo-res. Let’s cruise.