have not the slightest idea

have not the slightest idea
v. have not got a clue, do not know at all

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Abstract idea — Idea I*de a, n.; pl. {Ideas}. [L. idea, Gr. ?, fr. ? to see; akin to E. wit: cf. F. id[ e]e. See {Wit}.] 1. The transcript, image, or picture of a visible object, that is formed by the mind; also, a similar image of any object whatever, whether… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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