not give a damn

not give a damn
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?


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  • not give a damn — (not) give a damn informal to not be interested in or worried about something or someone. He can think what he likes. I don t give a damn. Most companies don t give a damn about the environment. (often + about) I ve made my decision and I don t… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not give a damn — (informal) To be completely unconcerned • • • Main Entry: ↑damn * * * I see give II (or hoot, etc.) informal not care at all …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give a damn about someone — 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:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not give a damn about — 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:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not give a damn (or hoot etc.) — informal not care at all. → give …   English new terms dictionary

  • not give a damn (about) — not give/care/a damn (about) impolite phrase to not care at all about someone or something I don’t give a damn what she thinks. Thesaurus: to not care about somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give a damn (about somebody) — not care/give a ˈdamn (about sb/sth) idiom (informal) to not care at all about sb/sth Main entry: ↑damnidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give a damn (about something) — not care/give a ˈdamn (about sb/sth) idiom (informal) to not care at all about sb/sth Main entry: ↑damnidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give a damn — not care, not be concerned, not be interested …   English contemporary dictionary

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