have a hunch


: to have a feeling
I had a hunch (that) I'd see you here.

Examples of have a hunch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other health experts also have a hunch that norovirus is behind this trend. Lauren J. Young, Scientific American, 14 Mar. 2023 Cai, Davis and Sackton have a hunch that the superabundance of transposons is a consequence of the isolated lives these parasites lead. Quanta Magazine, 21 Apr. 2021 Many people have a hunch or extrasensory feeling that a specific color is somehow right for them. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 20 Mar. 2021 Haseltine and Weidanz have a hunch that certain forms of some HLA genes could offer a protective role against COVID-19 in women. Dallas News, 29 July 2020

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“Have a hunch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20hunch. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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