draw a blank Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"draw a blank" in British English

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draw a blank

informal to ​fail to get an ​answer or a ​result: He ​asked me for my ​phonenumber and I ​drew a ​blank - I just couldn't ​remember it.
(Definition of draw a blank from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"draw a blank" in American English

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draw a blank

to ​fail to ​remember something: He said we’d ​met before, but I just ​drew a ​blank (= I did not ​remember him).
(Definition of draw a blank from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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