I don't know


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I don't know

I'm unsure about something; I don't have a response or suggestion right now. Often used in an evasive manner when one cannot, or does not want to, answer a particular question. In informal settings, the words are commonly slurred together as "I dunno." I don't know how we can help them, I really don't. A: "Why on earth did you throw a baseball through their window?" B: "I dunno, Mom—I'll pay them for it, just leave me alone."
See also: know

I don't know.

a common expression of ignorance or of lacking an answer. Father: Why can't you do better in school? Bill: I don't know. Bill: Well, what are we going to do now? Sue: I don't know.
See also: know
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