might/should have known

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Definition of might/should have known

used to say that one is not surprised to learn of somethingI should have known it would be too expensive."She says she's going to be late." "I might have known."

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“Might/should have known.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/might%2Fshould%20have%20known. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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