not to know the first thing about


not to know the first thing about
{v. phr.} To be totally ignorant about a certain issue. * /Al assured us that he didn't know the first thing about Mary's whereabouts./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • not to know the first thing about — {v. phr.} To be totally ignorant about a certain issue. * /Al assured us that he didn t know the first thing about Mary s whereabouts./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not\ to\ know\ the\ first\ thing\ about — v. phr. To be totally ignorant about a certain issue. Al assured us that he didn t know the first thing about Mary s whereabouts …   Словарь американских идиом

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  • not know the first thing about something — (not) know the first thing about (something) to not know anything about a particular subject. I don t know why you re asking Rob, he doesn t know the first thing about classical music …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know the first thing about — (not) know the first thing about (something) to not know anything about a particular subject. I don t know why you re asking Rob, he doesn t know the first thing about classical music …   New idioms dictionary

  • know the first thing about something — (not) know the first thing about (something) to not know anything about a particular subject. I don t know why you re asking Rob, he doesn t know the first thing about classical music …   New idioms dictionary

  • know the first thing about — (not) know the first thing about (something) to not know anything about a particular subject. I don t know why you re asking Rob, he doesn t know the first thing about classical music …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know the first thing about something — not know the first thing about (something) to know nothing about something. I don t know why you re asking Alice, she doesn t know the first thing about sports …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know the first thing about — (something) to know nothing about something. I don t know why you re asking Alice, she doesn t know the first thing about sports …   New idioms dictionary