Is it common to say, for example,

What a terrible thing must be for an earthquake to hit right on your birthday.

I searched the phrase "what a terrible thing must be..." and got 0 results. So I assume there's another way to say this?

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    What a terrible thing it must be ...?
    – bib
    Sep 25, 2013 at 13:22

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It has to be what a terrible thing it must be.


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