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.
It was for something about his business--I don't know exactly what; you know I never understand those things, never want to.
I don't know how to answer your question," he said, blushing without knowing why.
I don't know nothink about no--where I was took by the beadle, do you mean?
I am ashamed to say I don't know how to cook anything," she confessed; "you had better leave me out of it.
I don't know anything about the coffee-cups, except that we've got some that are never used, which are a perfect dream
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.
Well, I don't know, I don't know," moaned Nancy, with a shake of her head as she turned away.
I give you my word of honour, Mortimer,' returned Eugene, after a serious pause of a few moments, 'that I don't know.
I don't know, I don't understand," the poor woman murmured, planted there and letting her embarrassed eyes wander all over my strangeness.
I don't know what your mother'd thought if she lived to see the day when you took up with a tough like Bill Roberts.
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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