not have the faintest (notion)

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not have the faintest (notion)

To have no knowledge or understanding about something. He doesn't have the faintest notion how hard it is to run a business. A: "Do you know where the car keys are?" B: "I don't have the faintest, sorry."
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not have the faintest (idea)

have no idea. informal
See also: faint, have, not
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"I haven't the faintest idea," said the Tin Woodman, and the Lion shook his shaggy mane and looked thoughtful.
"My good man," she answered, "I haven't the faintest idea."
For my part I know so little of prisons that I haven't the faintest notion how one leaves them.
"She has never done anything like this before and I haven't the faintest idea what has happened to her."
"She's never done anything like this before - I haven't the faintest idea what's happened to her." It is understood the remains were found after the tank was drained for routine maintenance.
No-one phoned or anything, and I'm sure I read there was a mistake or something, but what happened, I haven't the faintest idea."
There are candidates for Congress who haven't the faintest idea about legislative work, although they seem to be raring to conduct congressional probes and have some understanding about the pork barrel system.
The shattered marina co-boss added: "We're still in recovery mode, I haven't the faintest idea but it's going to be millions.
Reforming Europe is certainly a wonderfulsounding objective and has formed the mellifluous substance over decades of many an empty political promise and after-dinner speech from assorted apparatchiks and supposed internationalists and of course Lib Dems, who will usually admit under a bright light that they haven't the faintest clue how to even start, but that it's what they believe the punters and fellow party members want to hear.
Most perished, a lucky few made good their escape, and we haven't the faintest idea what happened to the rest.
You would think a man long past age fifty would be able to explain or at least try to explain why a young woman reaching for her father's hand so gently like that would set me to watering the oaks but I haven't the faintest idea.
"The 'people' haven't the faintest idea what is good for them," he declared in 1984.
But most people haven't the faintest idea how much they're getting.
I haven't the faintest idea if such a concept is remotely feasible, but I'd like to witness the debate.