go figure

idiom

US, informal
used to say that something is surprising or hard to understand
After losing their first six games, they won the next ten. Go figure.

Examples of go figure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But he was also snubbed for his brilliant work in Fleabag by the Television Academy, so go figure. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 7 Mar. 2024 There are a few rules, like your sandwich has to be entirely edible (go figure) and can't contain peanuts or crustaceans. Brandee Gruener, Southern Living, 9 Feb. 2024 So, go figure, JLo tells ET that Now was also fueled by her relationship with the actor. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 9 Feb. 2024 Quickly, though, dismay turned into delight, because, go figure, that chevre was good. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 23 Sep. 2023 And yet here comes the bike industry in 2023, suspending the rider and not the bike yet again, go figure. Erin Berger, Outside Online, 4 Apr. 2023 The series usually shoots in the summer (go figure), Lola Tung recently told The Cut. Olivia Evans, Women's Health, 4 Aug. 2023

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“Go figure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20figure. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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