It seems to me as odd that they would ask me to wait here so long.
It seems odd to me that they would ask me to wait here so long.
it seems…that (expression) — expresses that something appears or comes to one's mind in a particular way
it strikes…that (expression) — expresses that something stands out as unusual or unexpected, or that a thought or idea comes into someone's mind suddenly. It struck him as funny that everyone got out of the elevator at once. It suddenly struck him that the man had not only taken his advice but also his wallet.
It suddenly occurred to me that…
Corpus of Contemporary English. BYU. corpus.byu.edu/coca/
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