little wonder

idiom

used to say that something is not surprising
They failed to realize how costly the work would be. Little wonder, then, that their plan was rejected.

Examples of little wonder in a Sentence

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“Little wonder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/little%20wonder. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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