not give a damn about something

not give a damn about something
not give a damn (about (someone/something)) to not be interested in someone or something.

The beginning was so boring, I really didn't give a damn what happened in the rest of the movie.

We didn't give a tinker's damn about justice.

Usage notes: although always suggesting a negative meaning, sometimes used without not:

Who really gives a damn about the details?


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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