you'll never guess who/what/how...

This page is about the conversational phrase you'll never guess who/what/how...


You can use this when telling someone something exciting or interesting.

For example

  • "You'll never guess who I bumped into at the supermarket!"
    "Bob Whiteway! My geography teacher back in high school!"

  • "You'll never guess what happened to me on the way here!"
    "Some guy tried to steal my phone! Can you believe it?"

If someone says this, don't try to guess. Simply repeat the question word in the middle of the statement and let them tell you.

Quick Quiz

"You'll never guess how much I got for my car!" Which is the best response?

a. "Ten dollars?"

b. "Who cares?"

c. "How much?"

Contributor: Matt Errey