have no idea


: to not know or understand
I have no idea what you're talking about.
used to reply to someone as an emphatic "yes"
"Was it hard?" "You have no idea (how hard it was)!"

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Recent Examples on the Web Mathematicians have no idea how to prove the Riemann hypothesis. Jordana Cepelewicz, Quanta Magazine, 15 July 2024 The results may not appear until three or four days later, and people may have no idea what caused the illness. Anthony Man, Sun Sentinel, 29 June 2024 Families have no idea when — or if — their loved ones will be released, and at least 40,000 children have been left without a parent due to the sweeping arrests. Ellen Ioanes, Vox, 20 June 2024 Meanwhile, these insufferable strangers clowning and taunting Mowry for leaving a relationship that was no longer serving her have no idea what the dynamics of that relationship actually were. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 18 May 2024 But the Avs have no idea if and when either will be available again. Corey Masisak, The Denver Post, 18 May 2024 Indeed, 28% of recent homebuyers have no idea how much their agent made, and 17% don’t know how the amount was determined, according to a Redfin report released Thursday. Sydney Lake, Fortune, 11 Apr. 2024 Some associations suffer from poor member participation because members have no idea what their board is doing. Kelly G. Richardson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Apr. 2024 The bustling crowd of eager eaters, many of whom likely have no idea this bracket exists, should reassure you that Workingman’s Friend will be just fine. The Indianapolis Star, 4 Apr. 2024

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“Have no idea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20no%20idea. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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