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English definition of “little/small wonder”

little/small wonder

it is not really surprising: Her car's been broken for the past two months, so it's little wonder (that) she hasn't come to visit you recently.Expressions of surprise
(Definition of little/small wonder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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