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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Which is how I find myself - quelle surprise! - parked in the corner of Sainsbury's car park (Witney branch, Oxfordshire, since you ask) with my grandson in the back (it's a looking after Rex day), a large diet soda, an iPad propped against the steering wheel and a scant half an hour before he wakes up and goes, "Wahhh, Nanny - unshackle me, now!" to pull something meaningful out of the column-creation bag.
I was sat in a hotel two weeks ago (quelle surprise!) speaking to the GM.
A look at the difficulties that have threatened to tear the union apart and tonight, quelle surprise, the focus is on Brexit as we look at why David Cameron called a referendum that led to the biggest political crisis since World War Two.
Quelle surprise de decouvrir un ecosysteme structure, une association qui regroupe pres de 500 startups, un Startup Act, le seul en Afrique, qui apporte un cadre legal pour se developper, une vision claire exprimee par le Ministre Anouar MAAROUF pour le futur du digital Tunisien.
Quelle surprise! Just how hard are these civil servants behind the scenes working?
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!
It's Kim Kardashian's fault, quelle surprise. Less than a month after her last naked selfie, the reality TV star has been at it again.
Kardashian's fault, quelle surprise. Less than a month after naked selfie, the reality TV been at it again.
It's Kim Kardashian's fault, quelle surprise. Less than a month after her naked selfie, the reality TV star been at it again.
She insisted that she was "not expecting it in the least to cause a ripple", adding: "Quelle surprise." Incroyable, non?
And quelle surprise, it is inspired by little 'Nori' as she is known.
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."
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