how should/would one know

idiom

used to say that one does not know something and should not be expected to know the answer
"Did you ask him where that came from?" "How would he know?!"
"Where are the neighbors going? " "How would I know?!"

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“How should/would one know.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/how%20should%2Fwould%20one%20know. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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