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of all people/things/places

used to ​express the ​idea that a ​particularperson/thing/​place is ​unlikely or ​surprising: Donna, of all ​people, is the last one I'd ​expect to ​see at the ​gym. And why did you ​choose Iceland for a ​holiday, of all ​places?
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