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Ways to Say “I DON’T KNOW” in English

List of different ways to say I DON’T KNOW. Learn these I DON’T KNOW to enhance your vocabulary and improve your communication skill in English.

Different Ways to Say I DON’T KNOW

There are many ways to say I DON’T KNOW in English, learning the subtle nuances can be tricky. Here is a comprehensive guide to saying I DON’T KNOW in English.

  • I have no clue/idea.
  • I’m not sure / unsure.
  • Beats me.
  • Hmm…
  • It’s beyond me.
  • I am not the best person to answer that.
  • I can find out for you.
  • I can’t remember off the top of my head. I’ll get back to you on that.
  • I don’t have that information here right now.
  • I don’t know anything about…
  • I haven’t/ haven’t got a clue.
  • I haven’t got the faintest idea.
  • I haven’t had time to think that through yet.
  • I haven’t looked at that yet.
  • I want to be sure and give you the correct information. Let me check.
  • I’ll double check and let you know.
  • I’ll find out and let you know.
  • I’ll get back to you on that one.
  • I’m going to investigate that further.
  • I’m not 100% sure on that.
  • I’m probably not the best person to ask for that information.
  • I’ve been wondering the same thing!
  • I’m afraid. I have no idea
  • It could be one of many possibilities, I’ll look into it.
  • It’s a mystery to me.
  • Let me check on that.
  • Let me find out for you.
  • Let me look that up for you.
  • Search me.
  • That requires a bit more research first.
  • That’s a really good question, I’ll check/ find out.
  • That’s not my area of expertise, I’ll ask …..
  • That’s something I want you to find out for yourself!
  • That’s exactly what I’m seeking to answer.
  • That’s good question, but I don’t know.
  • That’s good question, I’ll check this.
  • There are several possible answers, I’ll need more information first.
  • What do you suggest?
  • What do you think?
  • Who knows?

Casual Alternatives:

  • I’m not sure
  • I have no idea
  • I don’t have a clue
  • Beats me
  • I’m clueless
  • I’m stumped
  • I’m not certain

Polite Alternatives:

  • I’m afraid I don’t know
  • I’m not entirely sure
  • It’s unclear to me
  • I don’t have the information
  • I can’t say for certain
  • I don’t have that answer
  • That’s a good question

Informal Alternatives:

  • No clue
  • No idea
  • Don’t ask me
  • Who knows?
  • Haven’t the foggiest
  • I’m lost
  • It’s beyond me

Acknowledging Alternatives:

  • Let me find out
  • I’ll look into it
  • I’ll check on that
  • I’ll get back to you
  • I’ll have to check
  • Let’s find out together
  • I need to do some research

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