not want to know

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not want to know

To refuse to be involved in or aware of something or some situation. A: "We could channel the profits through the offshore account, though it might not be totally legal." B: "I don't want to know—just make the numbers work!" If he's got another get-rich-quick scheme, I don't want to know about it.
See also: know, not, want

not want to know

refuse to react or take notice. informal
See also: know, not, want

not want to ˈknow (about something)

(informal) not care about something; not want to become involved with something: She was in desperate need of help but nobody seemed to want to know.If she wants money, I don’t want to know about it.
See also: know, not, want
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