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For Life
2008.10.01(Review of 2001.04.18 edition)

Sometimes, even if you're not sure about something, you may think you know the answer or may have an educated guess. But for those times when you're completely clueless, here's an expression that's awfully nice to know!

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I HAVE NO IDEA.   分からない。知らない。見当がつかない。


  • You can say I have no idea if you don't know something at all.
  • 全く分からない、知らない、という場合に、I have no idea. と言うことができます。



  1. a: What kind of butterfly is that?
    b: I have no idea. I've never seen a butterfly like that before.
  2. (two Englishmen in Kenya)
    a: Do you know what they're saying?
    b: I have no idea. I don't speak a word of Swahili.
  3. I've no idea how to fix this. We'll have to take it into the shop.
  4. a: I've no idea what to get her for her birthday.
    b: Maybe you should just ask her what she wants.