don't want to know

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Definition of don't want to know

used to say that someone would be shocked or upset to learn the answer to a question "What is she doing?" "Believe me, you don't want to know."

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“Don't want to know.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/don%27t%20want%20to%20know. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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