be not to know

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be not to know

To not be able to know something in advance. We aren't to know the path that life will take us on.
See also: know, not, to
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be not to ˈknow

have no way of realizing or being aware that you have done something wrong: ‘I’m sorry I called when you were asleep.’ ‘Don’t worry — you weren’t to know.’
See also: know, not, to
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