can't be arsed

can't be arsed
British, taboo! if you can't be arsed, you will not make the necessary effort to do something.

I can't be arsed to go to the party. It's too far away.

(often + to do something)

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  • can't be arsed — I, etc can t be bothered (to do something) ● arse * * * can’t be arsed phrase if you say you can’t be arsed to do something, you mean that you are feeling too lazy to do it Thesaurus: lazy or slow to actsynonym Main entry: arse …   Useful english dictionary

  • can't be arsed — exclamation, phrase British slang equivalents of the informally dis missive phrase can t be bothered ► I m an incompetent fuckwit who can t be arsed to find decent solutions to prob lems. (Message posted on b3ta website, Febru ary 2004) …   Contemporary slang

  • can't be arsed — if you say you can t be arsed to do something, you mean that you are feeling too lazy to do it …   English dictionary

  • can't be arsed (to do something) — can t be ˈarsed (to do sth) idiom (BrE, taboo, slang) to not want to do sth because it is too much trouble • I was supposed to do some work this weekend but I couldn t be arsed …   Useful english dictionary

  • can't be arsed — Phrs. Can t be bothered. See arsed …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Can't be arsed — …   Wikipedia

  • can't be arsed — have insufficient interest to do something. → arse …   English new terms dictionary

  • arsed — Adj. Concerned, bothered. Usually heard in the negative sense of can t be arsed. E.g. I can t be arsed with work today, it s too damned hot …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • arsed — adj British See can t be arsed/ bolloxed/fucked/shagged …   Contemporary slang

  • can't be bolloxed — exclamation, phrase British slang equivalents of the informally dis missive phrase can t be bothered ► I m an incompetent fuckwit who can t be arsed to find decent solutions to prob lems. (Message posted on b3ta website, Febru ary 2004) …   Contemporary slang

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