beats me meaning
I have no idea what the answer is
phr. “(the answer is) not known to me.” (The emphasis is on me.)
• I don't know the answer. Beats me!
• Beats me how those things stay in the air.
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- it beats me how he got the job.
- he can beat me hollow at mathematics.
- an english breakfast beat me.
- you two birds beat me home.
- there was no hope of catching her. she beat me decisively.