not know from Adam


not know from Adam
(not) know (someone) from Adam to have never met someone and not know anything about them.

Why should I lend him money? I don't know him from Adam.


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  • not know from Adam — not know (someone) from Adam see ↑know, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑Adam …   Useful english dictionary

  • know from Adam — (not) know (someone) from Adam to have never met someone and not know anything about them. Why should I lend him money? I don t know him from Adam …   New idioms dictionary

  • Not to know from Adam — not to know (someone) at all …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • not to know from adam — Australian Slang not to know (someone) at all …   English dialects glossary

  • know someone from Adam — (not) know (someone) from Adam to have never met someone and not know anything about them. Why should I lend him money? I don t know him from Adam …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know someone from Adam — (informal) Not to know someone, or who someone is • • • Main Entry: ↑Adam * * * not know someone from Adam informal phrase to not know who someone is Thesaurus: to not know something or someonesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • not know someone from Adam — (not) know (someone) from Adam to have never met someone and not know anything about them. Why should I lend him money? I don t know him from Adam …   New idioms dictionary

  • not know somebody from Adam — not know sb from ˈAdam idiom (informal) to not know at all who sb is Main entry: ↑knowidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adam, not know (someone) from —  Not know (person) at all …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • not to know one from Adam — {v. phr.} To not know a person; be unable to recognize someone. * /I have no idea who that guy is that Jane just walked in with; I don t know him from Adam./ …   Dictionary of American idioms