know best

know best

To have more knowledge and experience about something than anyone else. You should listen to her advice—after all, Mother knows best. As the person who designed the entire system, I think I know best about how to protect our users.
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know ˈbest

know what should be done in a situation because you have knowledge and/or experience: ‘I want to get up.’ ‘But the doctor said you were to stay in bed, and he knows best.’Everyone said that I shouldn’t go there alone but I thought I knew best.
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References in classic literature ?
You know best, Pip; but don't you think you are happier as you are?
Because, if it is to spite her," Biddy pursued, "I should think - but you know best - that might be better and more independently done by caring nothing for her words.
And, of course, men know best about everything, except what women know better.
Very well; I suppose you know best," replied Tess with calm abandonment.
Nay, to be sure," answered she, "you must know best.
Vholes, self-contained as usual, voice and all, "it is a part of my professional duty to know best.
To this, Mrs Nickleby only replied that she durst say she was very stupid, indeed she had no doubt she was, for her own children almost as much as told her so, every day of her life; to be sure she was a little older than they, and perhaps some foolish people might think she ought reasonably to know best.
I may have; those about me should know best about that, and perhaps do know.
Did not He know best what I should do, and where I ought to labour?
Trundle ought to know best how she felt herself, to which Mrs.
It is as if they know best and we outside of the new Roman senate, should bow to their superior knowledge and remember our place.
I too have had considerable experience of having to deal with the people from the planet 'we know best.
It appears that "Mama does not know best," and obviously is uneducated as to who actually shut the government down.
No wheelie bins, no HS2 and no more ignoring our views and telling us you know best.