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know-nothing

A completely ignorant, uninformed, or unknowledgeable person. I wish my father had never hired a know-nothing like you to manage our accounts!
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So, next time you see a tender being advertised, or receive an out-of-the-blue Request for Quotation that you know nothing about (apart from the fact "it's perfect", "worth loads" and is "right up your street"), consider the following: Has the tender been written with a potential supplier in mind?
to sort out the NHS You want to stop meddling in things you know nothing about David.
When asked about the organization they supposedly responded "I know nothing.
Harsanyi, who was at the Reebok Stadium for three years, said: "It's an honour for me that my name has been linked with Aberdeen but I know nothing about this supposed approach.
Confusion surrounds rumours of a strike by taxi drivers today, with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) saying they know nothing about it.
They are extremely smart in things I know nothing about.
It then has to be passed by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council who say they know nothing about it.
Even people who know nothing about ``Jane Eyre'' likely know the famous line from Charlotte Bronte's novel: ``Reader, I married him.
To my mind," she said, "it is the most blatant example of policies made by men who know nothing about the real experience of women and girls.
I know nothing about Real Madrid having agreed a transfer fee with another club," the player's agent John Sivebaek said.
Given this moral agnosticism, however, his notion of humility seems to be nothing more than the stark recognition that we know nothing about morality.
The problem is it's casting reflections on me; you never were a rider [Harvey], you know nothing about racing, you shouldn't be here.
Today Jimmy said: "I know nothing about it whatsoever.
Of the substance and essence of either mind or matter we know nothing, and can know nothing.
I know nothing about Kinsey's sex life, but I do know a bit about his research.