字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hello everybody. Good to see you. So, the phrase, I don't know, was probably one of the first things that you learnt when starting to study English. Yes, of course, it is a really popular phrase. However, we do have lots of alternatives that we use as well, and that's the topic of today's video, my top three alternatives to the phrase, I don't know. As ever, before I start, if you haven't already, please don't forget to click subscribe. Also, please look out for the answer to today's Greg's challenge, with the question, what city does Greg the Detective visit? When you think you know, just comment below. Anyway, alternatives to, I don't know. Let's get started. - Pssst. Pssst. - What? What's number one? Number one, what is it? I haven't got a clue. The phrase, I haven't got a clue, is popular in British English. However, the alternative, I don't have a clue, is much more popular in American English. There are also two other variations on this phrase, I haven't a clue, and, I have no clue. I haven't got a clue. Hello? Greg, it's me, it's Greg. Greg, hey. How you doing? You okay? Yes, I'm fine, but, listen, no time to talk. I'm on a quiz show. I need your help. Oh, okay. What is the capital of the USA? The USA, like the United States of America? Yes, the USA. The city that's got the White House in it. What's the name? Quickly. I haven't got the foggiest. The phrase you heard is, I haven't got the foggiest. However, you might also hear this with the word, idea, at the end. I haven't got the foggiest idea. This is a very British phrase and it's not very common in American English. I haven't got the foggiest. So, as you know, I went to Manchester last weekend to investigate the murder. I walked around the city. I visited the attractions there. But what about the murderer? Oh, the murder? Oh, search me. The phrase, search me, is often used to stress when you don't know something. It is used in both British and American English. It is a phrase that will be understood by all native speakers. However, it is a phrase that's much more popular and used by older generations. Search me. There you go, my top three alternatives to the phrase, I don't know. Before you go, please don't forget to comment below with the answer to today's Greg's challenge, and the question, what city does Greg the Detective visit? And of course, please don't forget to subscribe to the channel, if you haven't already, and to share this video absolutely everywhere. But that's all from me. Thanks for stopping by. Great to see you guys again. I'll see you next time for more language fun.