I don't know the answer to that, as in Where's John?—Search me, I haven't seen him for weeks. This expression in effect means “you can investigate me completely for the information you want but you won't find it.” [Slang; c. 1900]
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In my search for answers about who I was, I pored over religious texts in search of enlightenment.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After a hit, they would adjust the search to the most likely route from there.
The ATSB has been impressive in the way it has taken over the direction of the search for Flight 370.
Search teams find dozens of people and jet debris floating in the Java Sea, as the airline confirms the wreckage is from QZ8501.
We separate the search for justice from the search for truth at our peril.
Felipe was so full of impatience to continue his search, that he hardly listened to the Father's words.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He will search out the hidden meanings of proverbs, and will be conversant in the secrets of parables.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
But such refuge, he knew, could avail him nothing if the bear should scent him out and search for him.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
His search has always hitherto been fruitless, and he has sunk back, disheartened, into the sea.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Joe,” said Mr. Wardle, after an unsuccessful search in all his pockets, “is my snuff-box on the sofa?The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens