you/one would think (that)

idiom

used to say that one believes that something is true or should be true, that a particular situation exists or should exist, that something will happen or should happen, etc.
You would think (that) the school would have dictionaries in the classrooms.

Examples of you/one would think (that) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Placed somewhere no one would think to look, the entertainer ends up as a nun in a California convent, now going by the name of Sister Mary Clarence. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 28 Mar. 2024

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“You/one would think (that).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/you%2Fone%20would%20think%20%28that%29. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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