know best

know best

to have opinions that should be accepted and respected Mom knows best when it comes to judging a person's character.
Usage notes: used to suggest that such opinions are based on greater knowledge and experience than other people have
See also: know
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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.
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.
Yes of course mum SHOULD know best regarding her children 'Mum hits out at those who claim to know best' (Letters, May 3).
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Federation for Children--the nation's voice for school choice--today launched a new campaign titled Parents Know Best aimed at engaging parents in the pursuit of better educational options for their children and helping defend them against increased attacks on their judgment from special interest leaders.
Well, it's true and that means you know best for your own child - whether that's a giant chocolate milkshake or some vegetable sticks.
Its thinking is that its members know best, so they'll fine the drinkers today, then doubtless the drivers tomorrow, then anyone else whose ill-health it judges to be self-inflicted.
QDave: Yeah very good - we've just got back last night - it's been mad here, we finished filming Mums Know Best, the series for next year, and the voiceovers for the food tours show and we're working on the book for next year for Mums Know Best.
Trust the people who know best, and let them do their jobs.
The six expressly debunked myths about alternative medicine are: healers always know best, it can't hurt you, all remedies are created equal, you can't use it without proof, it's a good substitute for conventional medicine, and spirit is always positive.
McKeon believes families know best how to spend those funds,'' Wilk said.