Meaning of who says — ? in English:

who says — ?


  • Used to express disagreement with an established idea.

    ‘who says maths and science have to be boring?’
    • ‘He has since become a leading authority on forgery, embezzlement, and secure documents and is a multi-millionaire. Who says crime doesn't pay?’
    • ‘Who says that nice guys (and gals) finish last—even in the hypercompetitive Age of the Web?’
    • ‘Be sure to read the excellent manual, if only for a detailed list of all the spells. Who says they don't make them like they used to?’
    • ‘Who says there's no such thing as karma?’
    • ‘Check out all those martini glasses. Who says the youth of today have no taste?’
    • ‘Tours happen once a mid-month Saturday rain or shine and cost $15. Who says high art isn't accessible?’
    • ‘Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch?’