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- (rhetorical question) A rhetorical question asked to show that the person asking it neither knows the answer nor knows who might.
- It could be one or the other, or both. Who knows?
- Do you think I'll get married before I turn 30? – Who knows, you might never marry.
- A rhetorical question asked to express the idea that anything is possible or that anything could happen.
- Who knows? Maybe someday he'll finish writing his book and make lots of money selling it.
- Since she hasn't studied at all I don't think she'll pass the test, but who knows?
- Don't touch that – who knows where it's been?
- For quotations using this term, see Citations:who knows.
rhetorical question: one doesn't know
rhetorical question: anything is possible
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