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strangely enough

Bafflingly; surprisingly; atypically. Strangely enough, it turned out that we both knew John, but had met him in two different parts of the world. He seems, strangely enough, happy that the police caught him. Their newest device is strangely enough a slight step back when it comes to performance and design.
See also: enough, strangely

ˌcuriously, ˌfunnily, ˌstrangely, etc. eˈnough

used to show that something is surprising: Funnily enough, I was born on exactly the same day as my wife.
See also: enough
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However, Strangely enough, the Member Finance CDA in utter defiance of rejection by no one less than PM, continues to hold on to his office, which had expired on 22nd Oct.
Strangely enough, they decide to tackle the things that go bump in the night by getting a video camera and filming what occurs.
He was so very revered."Strangely enough, you know, when he was alive he never really knew it.
But strangely enough one of the bright spots is the magazine's unique and absorbing obituaries.
In Middle English, sad continued to mean "full," but it also developed many other senses, such as "firmly established, fixed," "solid, weighty," "sober, serious," "true, real," and "deep, intense (of a color)." The meaning "sorrowful" was in use fairly early, by about 1300, though strangely enough only this sense among all the others has lasted into modern English.
I grew up forever hearing that Jamaicans were untrustworthy, and strangely enough, that those from Trinidad and Tobago were stand-up citizens.
But strangely enough the association hasn't been so active in dealing with the boozy issue where hard cash is involved.
Strangely enough, of all the things that could have put me there at my age and stage in life, little did I think a sore throat would do it.
Strangely enough, none of these groups complained over the White House's 2006 holiday card, which did not once mention "Christmas."
THE marker in the foreground of the picture of the cemetery is, strangely enough, a gravestone.
A Strangely enough, your tormentors may not be either.
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He said, "Strangely enough, I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be.
Radu Ioanid and his mother were among the Jews ransomed by Israel from Ceaucescu's Romania, and in The Ransom Of The Jews: The Story Of Extraordinary Secret Bargain Between Romania And Israel, he sets to rest the various myths and rumors about a policy which strangely enough resulted in the author's freedom.
Strangely enough, Consolo wondered if she would be doing many deals at all when she moved to PDE.