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guess what?

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase guess what?

Meaning

You can say this before telling someone something exciting or surprising.

For example

  • "Guess what?"
    "What?"
    "Tom asked me to marry him!"

  • My daughter ran in and said, "Guess what, daddy? I won the race!"

Quick Quiz

You can say "Guess what?" just before

a. giving someone something

b. asking someone something

c. telling someone something

Contributor: Matt Errey