how/why should I/we know

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

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“How/why should I/we know.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/how%2Fwhy%20should%20I%2Fwe%20know. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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