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let me guess

This page is about the conversational phrase let me guess


You can say this if you'd like to guess what's happening before someone tells you.

For example

  • When Nina came home happy and smiling, I said, "Let me guess - you've met a nice man. Am I right?"

  • When she saw his black eye, his girlfriend said, "Let me guess. You said the wrong thing and got into a fight."

Quick Quiz

If someone says "Let me guess!", they want to

a. guess what happened to you

b. guess before you do

c. guess after you do

Contributor: Matt Errey