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not have the foggiest idea

To have no knowledge or understanding about something. He does not have the foggiest idea how hard it is to run a business. I do not have the foggiest idea where I left my car keys.
See also: foggy, have, idea, not

not have the foggiest (notion)

To have no knowledge or understanding about something. He doesn't have the foggiest notion how hard it is to run a business. A: "Do you know where the car keys are?" B: "I haven't the foggiest, sorry."
See also: foggy, have, not

foggiest (idea)

Fig. (even) a hazy idea. (Usually in the negative.) I'm sorry I don't know. I haven't the foggiest. I don't have the foggiest idea of how to do this.
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not have the foggiest idea

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not have the foggiest

INFORMAL
COMMON If you do not have the foggiest idea or do not have the foggiest, you do not know anything at all about something. I did not have the foggiest idea what he meant. `How often does it need to be changed?' — `Haven't the foggiest.'
See also: foggy, have, idea, not

not have the foggiest (idea or notion)

have no idea at all. informal, chiefly British
See also: foggy, have, not

not have the ˈfaintest/ˈfoggiest (idea)

(British English, informal) have no idea at all about something; not know anything at all: I haven’t got the faintest idea what to buy Roger for his birthday.‘Where are we?’ ‘I’m afraid I haven’t the foggiest.’
See also: faint, foggy, have, not

the foggiest (idea)

n. (even) a hazy idea. (Usually in the negative.) I’m sorry I don’t know. I haven’t the foggiest.
See also: foggy, idea

the foggiest

verb
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