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Meaning of “lo and behold” in the English Dictionary

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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 ​sittingquietly in a ​café when, lo and ​behold, my ​cousinwalked in.
(Definition of lo and behold from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lo and behold”
in Chinese (Simplified) 真没想到…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真沒想到…
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