don't know


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don't know

n
(Statistics) a person who has not reached a definite opinion on a subject, esp as a response to a questionnaire
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I don't know," answered the shaggy man, with a laugh.
I don't know how to answer your question," he said, blushing without knowing why.
You don't know what a comfort I felt in that thought.
I don't know nothink about no--where I was took by the beadle, do you mean?
One or two of the tradespeople even darted out of their shops and went a little way down the street before me, that they might turn, as if they had forgotten something, and pass me face to face - on which occasions I don't know whether they or I made the worse pretence; they of not doing it, or I of not seeing it.
It was for something about his business--I don't know exactly what; you know I never understand those things, never want to.
But, frightened or sorry, I don't know how it is, I always wanted to laugh at him, too, I mean from the very first day when he let me admire him for half an hour.
I don't know anything about the coffee-cups, except that we've got some that are never used, which are a perfect dream
Well, sir, I don't know," said Godfrey, hesitatingly.
Father, chance then threw into my way a new acquaintance; a man such as I had had no experience of; used to the world; light, polished, easy; making no pretences; avowing the low estimate of everything, that I was half afraid to form in secret; conveying to me almost immediately, though I don't know how or by what degrees, that he understood me, and read my thoughts.
Most likely you've not made a study of spiders and don't know their character; and so it is with me.
By the way," said he, rising suddenly, with that sentiment of the true which formed the foundation of his character and his philosophy, "I don't know very well how it happens, but I am her husband

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