not have the faintest idea

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not have the faintest idea

To have no knowledge or understanding about something. I do not have the faintest idea where I left my car keys. He does not have the faintest idea how hard it is to run a business.
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People are bad at poetry not because they have tin ears, but because they simply don't have the faintest idea how much work goes into it" - Stephen Fry.
Donald did not specify his beef and around 99% of the guests at the dinner will still not have the faintest idea the world No.
But he insists that there is no ill feeling towards former colleagues Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, telling Daily Mail Weekend mag: "Ian and Paul didn't have the faintest idea (about the sacking).
So when it comes to freestyling, if you like, I still don't have the faintest idea what I'm doing so I'm not looking forward to the first party when it will be 'Go on, Harry, show us some moves'.
EVEN if you know nothing about sailing, the sight of Dara O'Briain doing it in a cream blazer suggests that here is a man who doesn't have the faintest idea what he's doing and is frankly not that interested in learning.
Africa was smelting iron when Europe did not even have the faintest idea of what a furnace is.
To all politicians: We the decent people of Norris Green give you backing to stop and search anyone who the police have the faintest suspicion of being up to no good, particularly during the night when these ``rats'' are more active.
She obviously doesn't have the faintest idea about their music.
I can say with dignity that I didn't have the faintest interest to pay $8 for Britney when I can get my fill of her for free watching Pepsi commercials.
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary David Willetts said the confusion showed the Government 'does not have the faintest idea' of the true figure.
When he went to Japan in the '50s, for instance, he didn't have the faintest notion of the country's social or religious structure.
Companies frequently don't have the faintest idea of what their IP is worth, and our methodologies can provide quantitative results.
As for MEPs, do you have the faintest idea who yours is?
There is now no doubt that he did not have the faintest idea whether Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction or not and that he blindly followed George Bush into what was simply a personal vendetta.
Unfortunately, with his dreadful new effort, ``Brokedown Palace,'' Kaplan proves that while he's got the cliches down pat, he doesn't have the faintest idea what to do with them.