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Hello, and welcome to episode 181 …of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… an educated guess
an educated guess … is a guess that is probably correct because of your knowledge about a particular subject
The student was not sure about the answer, so he made a guess based on his math knowledge.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… an educated guess
The student was not sure about the answer, so he made an educated guess.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … an educated guess
If you don’t know the answer, take an educated guess.
Do you believe weather forecasters are making educated guesses?
Scientists thoughts on global climate change are more than educated guesses.
Should school buses have seat belts?
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an informed guess
If you don’t know the answer, take an informed guess.