Meaning of “lo and behold” in the English Dictionary

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"lo and behold" in British English

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lo and behold

humorous

something that you say when you tell someone about something surprising that happened:

I was in Vienna sitting quietly in a café when, lo and behold, my cousin walked in.

(Definition of “lo and behold” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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