don't ask me


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don't ask me

I do not know "Who's in charge around here?" "Don't ask me. How would I know?" He stole his neighbor's underwear once. Don't ask me why.
Related vocabulary: go figure
See also: ask

Don't ask me.

  (informal)
something that you say when you do not know the answer to a question 'Who's in charge round here?' 'Don't ask me. I'm as confused as you.' (often + question word) She's decided to dye her hair bright green, don't ask me why.
See also: ask
References in classic literature ?
Don't ask me why I make the stipulations I am going to make, and exact the promise I am going to exact; I have a reason-- a good one.
don't ask me,' said he; `I think the king capable of anything; he has a will of iron, and what he wills he wills in earnest.
I'm willing to be your financial manager, Tom Swift, but please don't ask me to be a high-brow.
Affery immediately replied, 'For goodness sake don't ask me nothing, Arthur