wonders will never cease

wonders will never cease

What a surprise, as in He's on time-wonders will never cease. This expression is generally used ironically. [Late 1700s]
See also: cease, never, will, wonder

ˌwonders will ˌnever ˈcease

(spoken, usually ironic) used to express surprise and pleasure at something: ‘The train was on time today.’ ‘Wonders will never cease (= I am surprised, because usually it is late).’
See also: cease, never, will, wonder
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