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go figure

verb

try to figure it out, try to figure out why, etc.

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go figure

verb phrase

To try to understand, esp something contradictory or astonishing: Evidence that drug abuse and street crime derive principally from absence of strong fathers. Go figure/ Who knows. Go figure people

[fr Yiddish gey vays, ''go know'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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