have an inkling (of something)(redirected from had an inkling)
have an inkling (of something)
To have a basic, vague, or rudimentary knowledge or understanding (about something). Do you have an inkling of how much this mistake is going to cost the company? Even though I could speak a little Japanese, I didn't have an inkling what the woman was talking about.
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