not know the first thing about


not know the first thing about
not know the first thing about
To know nothing about
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Main Entry:first

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have not the slightest idea about (something)

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not know the first thing about
: to have little or no knowledge about (something or someone)

I don't know the first thing about cooking/sports/children.

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Main Entry:know

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • not know the first thing about — (not) know the first thing about (something) to not know anything about a particular subject. I don t know why you re asking Rob, he doesn t know the first thing about classical music …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know the first thing about — (something) to know nothing about something. I don t know why you re asking Alice, she doesn t know the first thing about sports …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know the first thing about something — (not) know the first thing about (something) to not know anything about a particular subject. I don t know why you re asking Rob, he doesn t know the first thing about classical music …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know the first thing about something — not know the first thing about (something) to know nothing about something. I don t know why you re asking Alice, she doesn t know the first thing about sports …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know the first thing about something — not know the first thing/not have the first idea/about something phrase to not know anything about a subject or not have the skills to do something He doesn’t know the first thing about literature. Thesaurus: to not know something or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not know the first thing about smth — lack basic knowledge about something He doesn t know the first thing about computers …   Idioms and examples

  • not know the first thing about somebody — …   Useful english dictionary

  • know the first thing about something — (not) know the first thing about (something) to not know anything about a particular subject. I don t know why you re asking Rob, he doesn t know the first thing about classical music …   New idioms dictionary

  • know the first thing about — (not) know the first thing about (something) to not know anything about a particular subject. I don t know why you re asking Rob, he doesn t know the first thing about classical music …   New idioms dictionary

  • not to know the first thing about — {v. phr.} To be totally ignorant about a certain issue. * /Al assured us that he didn t know the first thing about Mary s whereabouts./ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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