goodness/heaven knows


goodness/heaven knows
God (or goodness or heaven) knows I have no idea.
Main Entry: know

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  • heaven\ knows — • God knows • goodness knows • heaven knows • heaven (only) knows • Lord knows informal 1. Maybe God knows but I don t know and no one else knows. Often used with only . Do you know where Susan is? God only knows! 2. Surely; certainly. Goodness… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • heaven knows — ► God (or goodness or heaven) knows I have no idea. Main Entry: ↑know …   English terms dictionary

  • God (or goodness or heaven) knows — I have no idea. → know …   English new terms dictionary

  • goodness\ knows — • God knows • goodness knows • heaven knows • heaven (only) knows • Lord knows informal 1. Maybe God knows but I don t know and no one else knows. Often used with only . Do you know where Susan is? God only knows! 2. Surely; certainly. Goodness… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • heaven\ only\ knows — • God knows • goodness knows • heaven knows • heaven (only) knows • Lord knows informal 1. Maybe God knows but I don t know and no one else knows. Often used with only . Do you know where Susan is? God only knows! 2. Surely; certainly. Goodness… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • goodness knows — ► God (or goodness or heaven) knows I have no idea. Main Entry: ↑know …   English terms dictionary

  • Heaven — • In the Holy Bible the term heaven denotes, in the first place, the blue firmament, or the region of the clouds that pass along the sky. Gen., i, 20, speaks of the birds under the firmament of heaven . In other passages it denotes the region of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • God\ knows — • God knows • goodness knows • heaven knows • heaven (only) knows • Lord knows informal 1. Maybe God knows but I don t know and no one else knows. Often used with only . Do you know where Susan is? God only knows! 2. Surely; certainly. Goodness… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Lord\ knows — • God knows • goodness knows • heaven knows • heaven (only) knows • Lord knows informal 1. Maybe God knows but I don t know and no one else knows. Often used with only . Do you know where Susan is? God only knows! 2. Surely; certainly. Goodness… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • God knows — or[goodness knows] or[heaven knows] {informal} 1. Maybe God knows but I don t know and no one else knows. Often used with only . * /Do you know where Susan is? God only knows!/ 2. Surely; certainly. * /Goodness knows, the poor man needs the money …   Dictionary of American idioms