I guess it begins with Shakespeare, but it includes She Stoops to Conquer by Goldsmith.
But I guess I believe the Warhol is the more challenging, complex, surprising piece.
So I guess his own campaign forgot to text him the talking points.
I guess God wants my dad to spend the rest of his life being alone.
They are fair arguments, I guess, but not when you put it up against accusations of toxic drinking water causing weird cancers.
I guess I could do it and get away with it as well as the average.
You may guess what your father's first question on his return will be.
guess no man has a right to give up his life without a kick.
Internecine destruction probably has a meaning we can only guess at.
"I guess it's about time I made myself scarce," he muttered.
c.1300, gessen "to estimate, appraise," originally "take aim," probably from Scandinavian (cf. Middle Danish gitse, getze "to guess," Old Norse geta "guess, get"), possibly influenced by Middle Dutch gessen, Middle Low German gissen "to guess," all from Proto-Germanic *getiskanan "to get" (see get). Sense evolution is from "to get," to "to take aim at," to "to estimate." Meaning "to hit upon the right answer" is from 1540s. U.S. sense of "calculate, recon" is true to the oldest English meaning. Spelling with gu- is late 16c., sometimes attributed to Caxton and his early experience as a printer in Bruges. Related: Guessed; guessing. Guessing game attested from 1650s.
c.1300, from guess (v.). Verbal shrug phrase your guess is as good as mine attested from 1902.