Meaning of “of all people” in the English Dictionary

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"of all people" in British English

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of all people

used to show that you are especially surprised at a particular person's behaviour because it does not seem typical of them:

I thought that you, of all people, would believe me!

(Definition of “of all people” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"of all people" in American English

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of all people

also of all things/places

especially:

I thought that you, of all people, would believe me!

(Definition of “of all people” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)