lo and behold
- Used to present a new scene, situation, or turn of events, often with the suggestion that, though surprising, it could in fact have been predicted: you took me out and, lo and behold, I got home to find my house had been ransackedMore example sentences
- I did what he suggested and lo and behold, I had the power to beat those road monsters.
- And lo and behold, I think he's out of the government now, which is a really good thing.
- I was walking through Chelsea last night when, lo and behold, I see a laundromat.
Natural exclamation: first recorded as lā in Old English; reinforced in Middle English by a shortened form of loke 'look!', imperative of look.
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