To come as no surprise

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Definition

It comes as no surprise to me...: It doesn't surprise me... I'm not surprised...
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It comes as no surprise to me that you've decided not to attend the meeting. I wasn't expecting you to come!

It comes as a (mild) surprise!: It's (mildly) surprising, astonishing, amazing!
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Examples

  • "According to my research, the Perfume Hut has recently filed for Chapter XI bankruptcy, which comes as no surprise to me."
  • "Your groundbreaking work with monkeys in a cruelty-free environment interested me particularly, and their significant role in your daily activities came as a mild surprise."

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