anybody's/anyone's guess


anybody's/anyone's guess
anybody's/anyone's guess
◇ Something that is anybody's/anyone's guess is something that is very uncertain or that no one knows.

What causes these changes is anybody's guess. [=no one knows what causes these changes]

It's anyone's guess what his next book will be about.

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Main Entry:guess

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  • anyone's guess — see guess * * * ˈanybody s/ˈanyone s guess idiom (informal) something that nobody can be certain about • What will happen next is anybody s guess. Main entry: ↑guessidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • something is anyone's guess — something is anyone’s guess phrase used for saying that something is not known by anyone What this all means is anybody’s guess. It’s anyone’s guess who’ll win the election. Thesaurus: ways of saying that you do not know or understandsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • something is anyone's guess — (something) is anyone s guess no one knows the answer. How the lawsuit will turn out is anybody s guess. At that point, whether he was dead or alive was anyone s guess …   New idioms dictionary

  • something is anyone's guess — used for saying that something is not known by anyone What this all means is anybody s guess. It s anyone s guess who ll win the election …   English dictionary

  • is anyone's guess — (something) is anyone s guess no one knows the answer. How the lawsuit will turn out is anybody s guess. At that point, whether he was dead or alive was anyone s guess …   New idioms dictionary

  • anybody's guess — Purely a matter for individual conjecture, impossible for anyone to know • • • Main Entry: ↑guess * * * I see guess II anybody s (or anyone s) guess very difficult or impossible to determine how well the system will work is anybody s guess * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • guess — [[t]ge̱s[/t]] ♦♦ guesses, guessing, guessed 1) VERB If you guess something, you give an answer or provide an opinion which may not be true because you do not have definite knowledge about the matter concerned. [V that] The suit was faultless:… …   English dictionary

  • guess — guess1 [ ges ] verb intransitive or transitive *** to say or decide what you think is true, without being certain about it: a contest to guess the weight of the pig guess what/who/how etc.: Would anyone like to guess what this object is? guess at …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • guess*/*/ — [ges] verb [I/T] I 1) to say or decide what you think is true, without being certain about it a competition to guess the weight of the pig[/ex] Whoever guesses correctly will win two tickets to the show.[/ex] Would anyone like to guess what this… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • guess — v. & n. v. 1 tr. (often absol.) estimate without calculation or measurement, or on the basis of inadequate data. 2 tr. (often foll. by that etc. + clause, or to + infin.) form a hypothesis or opinion about; conjecture; think likely (cannot guess… …   Useful english dictionary