God knows

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./ * /Heaven only knows, I have tried hard enough./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • 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

  • God Knows — may refer to:In music: * God Knows (song), a single by Aya HiranoIn literature: * God Knows (novel), a novel by Joseph Heller …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • God Knows (novel) — God Knows is a tragicomedic novel written by Joseph Heller.It is narrated by the Biblical King David of Israel, and purports to be his deathbed memoirs; however, this David does not recount his life in a straightforward fashion, and the storyline …   Wikipedia

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

  • God Knows (song) — Single infobox Name = God Knows Artist = Mando Diao Released = 2004 Genre = Garage Rock Label = EMI Music Sweden, Majesty Last single = Clean Town (2004) You Can t Steal My Love (UK) (2005) This single = God Knows (2004) or God Knows (UK) (2005)… …   Wikipedia

  • God Knows I'm Good — Infobox Song Name =God Knows I m Good Border = Caption = Type = Artist =David Bowie alt Artist = Album =David Bowie (aka Space Oddity ) Published = Released = track no = Recorded = Genre = Length =3:13 Writer =David Bowie Label =Philips Producer …   Wikipedia

  • God knows how — adverb by some means not understood by the speaker (Freq. 1) God knows how he did it, but he did climbed that steep wall …   Useful english dictionary

  • God knows truly — God wat soðlice …   English to the Old English

  • God knows — I have no idea (expression of a lack of knowledge on the part of the speaker) …   English contemporary dictionary

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