Definition of might have known (or guessed) in English:

might have known (or guessed)

phrase

  • Used to express one's lack of surprise about something.

    ‘I might have known it was you’
    • ‘These numbers reflect the environmental squalor that has amassed over the last few decades, due, as we all might have guessed, to pollution, over harvesting, disease, and habitat loss.’
    • ‘There is, as you might have guessed, a crisis situation.’
    • ‘As you might have guessed, the menu is available in English, though you may have to spend time getting your head around some of the translations.’
    • ‘So we didn't stay there too long, as you might have guessed.’
    • ‘You might have known, in general, that the market was in a bubble.’
    • ‘This day, as you might have guessed, is called a ‘B’ day.’
    • ‘As you might have guessed, it's no ordinary film.’
    • ‘As you might have guessed, there's definitely more to this story.’
    • ‘His more established blog, Law, Science and Technology, focuses on - as you might have guessed - the intersection of law, science, and technology.’
    • ‘If our president had traveled more, he might have known that.’