have the faintest

not have the faintest (idea)

to have no knowledge of or no information about something 'Do you know where Anna is?' 'I haven't the faintest.' (often + question word) I haven't the faintest idea what you're talking about.
See also: faint, have
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She said officers "didn't have the faintest idea" how to deal with "cases involving harassment against women".
Does Alfie Moron have the faintest idea how long insurance companies take to cough up?
Donald did not specify his beef and around 99% of the guests at the dinner will still not have the faintest idea the world No.
So when it comes to freestyling, if you like, I still don't have the faintest idea what I'm doing so I'm not looking forward to the first party when it will be 'Go on, Harry, show us some moves'.
Africa was smelting iron when Europe did not even have the faintest idea of what a furnace is.
To all politicians: We the decent people of Norris Green give you backing to stop and search anyone who the police have the faintest suspicion of being up to no good, particularly during the night when these ``rats'' are more active.
She obviously doesn't have the faintest idea about their music.
I can say with dignity that I didn't have the faintest interest to pay $8 for Britney when I can get my fill of her for free watching Pepsi commercials.
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary David Willetts said the confusion showed the Government 'does not have the faintest idea' of the true figure.
When he went to Japan in the '50s, for instance, he didn't have the faintest notion of the country's social or religious structure.
Companies frequently don't have the faintest idea of what their IP is worth, and our methodologies can provide quantitative results.
But he insists that there is no ill feeling towards former colleagues Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, telling Daily Mail Weekend mag: "Ian and Paul didn't have the faintest idea (about the sacking).
EVEN if you know nothing about sailing, the sight of Dara O'Briain doing it in a cream blazer suggests that here is a man who doesn't have the faintest idea what he's doing and is frankly not that interested in learning.
Unfortunately, with his dreadful new effort, ``Brokedown Palace,'' Kaplan proves that while he's got the cliches down pat, he doesn't have the faintest idea what to do with them.
But I swear I don't have the faintest idea what he means; as icons go this is as inscrutable as they come.