how would I/we know

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Definition of how would I/we know

used to say that one does not know the answer to a question and is surprised to have been asked it "Where did they go?" "How would I know?"

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“How would I/we know.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/how%20would%20I%2Fwe%20know. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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