guess at (something)

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guess at (something)

To give a possibility of what something might be; to make a guess about something. We don't have to be exact here, so just guess at the measurements. Oh wow, I was only guessing at Cynthia's phone number, but I'm glad I got it right!
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guess at something

to estimate something; to give an opinion about what something might be. I hate to just guess at it, but if you insist: ten feet long. Go ahead, guess at the number of pennies in this jar.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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