what should...?

what should...?
who/what/should...? phrase
used for showing that you were surprised when something happened

I was just leaving when who should I see but Pat Doyle.

Thesaurus: ways of saying that you are surprised or shockedsynonym
Main entry: should

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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