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know-nothing

A completely ignorant, uninformed, or unknowledgeable person. I wish my father had never hired a know-nothing like you to manage our accounts!
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It's amusing to watch how the women know nothing about childbirth but a lot about how to avoid facial wrinkles when having a contraction.
One of the worst problems with current arbitration is the lack of quality arbitration panel members," said Batman; in many disputes panel members know nothing about the industry.
We knew nothing before we were born and we can know nothing after we are dead.
Those who know nothing else of the Screaming Eagles will recognize the story of one particular unit, "E" (Easy) Company, the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, the "Band of Brothers" of HBO and book fame.
The only problem is I know nothing about volleyball - or sport.
He said: "I know nothing about Facebook or face tube or anything like that.
IF you know nothing about the project or the people involved, what makes you think you can win their business?
But what are the others, and why would people drink high quantities of ingredients that they know nothing about?
The crying shame is they know nothing about what happened; I do.
One of the surprises was that prominent people like McGuinty, a professed Catholic, seemed to know nothing of the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality or the reasons for the school board's decision.
He says, "I know nothing about the technical stuff of writing .
The truth is we know nothing, not where our cars will fail or when buses will stall, whether our places of employment will be there when we arrive, or whether, in fact, we ourselves will arrive whole and alive at the end of our journeys.
He explains: "I would sit there and think, `I know these people socially, and I know they are really good at what they do, but I'm not interested in hearing them talk about something they know nothing about.
We know nothing about these allegations and have had no contact with the Department of Justice or anyone else on this matter.