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the first letter of the English alphabet, a vowel.
any spoken sound represented by the letter
bake, hat, father,
something having the shape of an
a written or printed representation of the letter
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter
from A to Z,
from beginning to end; thoroughly; completely:
He knows the Bible from A to Z.
not know from A to B,
to know nothing; be ignorant.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Nearby words for not know from to b
not have a pot to piss in
not have a prayer
not have all one's switches on
not have an earthly chance
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not have brains enough to walk and chew gum at the same time
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not have one dollar to rub against another
not have one's heart in it
not have the foggiest notion
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not having any
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not if one can help it
not if you paid me
not in my backyard
not in my book
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not just another pretty face
not just whistling dixie
not know beans
not know enough to come in out of the rain
not know from nothing
not know from to b
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not know shit from shinola
not know someone from adam
not know something if it bit someone
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not know whether one is coming or going
not lay a glove on someone
not let the grass grow under one's feet
not lift a finger
not make deals
not miss a trick
not move a muscle
not much to look at
not my cup of tea
not on your life
not one iota
not one's day, this is
not open one's mouth
not play for someone
not put it past someone
not put something past someone
not ready for prime time