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Ways of saying that you are surprised or shocked - synonyms or related words

funnily enough

used for saying that you think something is surprising or unusual

you don’t say

used for saying that you are surprised by what someone has told you



used for emphasizing that something is surprising

heavens above

used for showing that you are very surprised

Well, I never

used for saying that you are very surprised

is that a fact?

used for answering someone when they have told you something that you consider surprising or unlikely to happen

you would not believe

used when you are going to tell someone about something unusual or surprising

of all things/people/places

used for expressing surprise that a particular thing/person/place is the one involved in something

now I’ve seen everything/it all

used for saying that you find something very shocking or surprising

who would have thought...?

used for showing that you are surprised about something



a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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