heaven knows

phrasal
: certainly, undoubtedly — used as an intensive

heaven knows we need advice

our efforts, heaven knows, have accomplished little enough


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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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

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  • heaven knows — I. Heaven knows If you ask someone a question and they say this, they have no idea. II. Heaven knows Used when someone does not feel recognized or appreciated. For example; heaven knows how hard I work to feed my family …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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

  • heaven knows — or[heaven only knows] See: GOD KNOWS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • heaven knows — or[heaven only knows] See: GOD KNOWS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • heaven knows —    If you ask someone a question and they say this, they have no idea.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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