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there is no saying

Definition of there is no saying in English:

It is impossible to know.
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  • There is no saying what the effects might be: they might conceivably transform the world.
  • And if she finds our hospitals Victorian, there is no saying what she might make of the atmosphere in some of England's most respected public schools, where discipline is often as heavily emphasised as education.
  • And although Scotland occasionally leads in negotiations in Brussels, there is no saying how well recognised that is by partner countries which can exploit the UK's ambiguous position.
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