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 haven't the faintest, sorry."
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not have the faintest (idea)

have no idea. informal
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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
I haven't the faintest idea what is going to happen," she said in 2014.
WHO knows how many thousands of visitors walk past a special piece of city centre history and haven't the faintest idea about it?
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.
In fact, listening to the finger-wagging television pundits you would think the entire northeast has been taken over by Bangladeshi infiltrators and Pakistani terrorists and Delhi and thousands of its security forces and intelligence agencies haven't the faintest idea
No point in being Proudly South African if you haven't the faintest idea what to be proud of It should be important to the politician, or more properly the statesman.