I Couldn’t Tell Ya – Conversational English Phrase

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I COULDN’T TELL YA!
We use the phrase “I couldn’t tell ya!” when we don’t know someting, especially when someone asks us a question but we just don’t know the answer. “I couldn’t tell ya!” means, “I don’t know” or “I have no idea.”

  • How many cats live in Brooklyn? I couldn’t tell ya!
  • I couldn’t tell ya how many times the trains here are behind schedule.
  • The nearest flower shop? Sorry, I couldn’t tell ya.Can you think of an example?

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