the first thing

noun

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: anything at all used in negative statementsHe doesn't know/understand the first thing about the problems we've been having.

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“The first thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20first%20thing. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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