quelle surprise

quelle surprise

A French phrase that means "what a surprise." Often said sarcastically. A: "Ruth isn't coming tonight? Quelle surprise." B: "I know, she's ditched us at the last minute once again."
See also: surprise
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Quelle surprise, the social experiment, Married at First Sight, had a success rate of zero per cent.
Margaret Pembroke I was waiting to see who was going to come up with this and quelle surprise it's him, and hes a very naughty boy
And quelle surprise, it is inspired by little 'Nori' as she is known.
Quelle surprise n'ont pas eu les enseignants et le personnel du college de Zaouiet Jedidi a Beni Khalled, (gouvernorat de Nabeul) en voyant vendredi matin, un sanglier penetrer dans l'enceinte scolaire
John Bruce emailed: "Dundee United want league reconstruction - quelle surprise.
I love TV drama Scandal and I can almost see the story falling into that kind of a show but, quelle surprise, if someone comes along and offers to turn it into a movie than I'll take it.
I once went to Paris specifically to see her perform, although - quelle surprise - she did not turn up.
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What we all knew at the start of this debacle - it's about money, quelle surprise.
Only a few months back in the Bunbury Cup all bar one horse shunned the near rail on the July course and, quelle surprise, that one horse hacks up.
QUELLE surprise, it looks like our greedy bankers will get around the plans for a super-tax on their bonuses because their bosses will simply pay them more to cover the increase.
And while Tom is considering the offer, heOs said to be keen I quelle surprise I to get fiancAe Katie Holmes involved because Ohe thinks it would be fun to do something togetherO.
Flash forward to the end of the month and, quelle surprise - both fat and sugar, alone or together, have their risks and there's something to be said for a balanced diet.
And - quelle surprise - I am still exactly the same old me.
The soup had its origins, quelle surprise, during the days of the British Raj, and began life as a sauce, served over poached poultry or meat, alongside mounds of rice.