care a fig


care a fig
(not) care/give a fig old-fashioned if you say that you don't care a fig, you mean that something or someone is not important to you at all.

They can say what they like, I don't give a fig.


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  • care a fig — (informal) To be completely unconcerned ● fig …   Useful english dictionary

  • care a fig — • give a hang • care a brass farthing • care a button • care a damn • care a farthing • care a fig • care a hang • care a hoot • care a pin • care a rap • care a straw • care a whistle • care two pins about (from Idioms in Speech) in negative: to …   Idioms and examples

  • not care a fig — (not) care/give a fig old fashioned if you say that you don t care a fig, you mean that something or someone is not important to you at all. They can say what they like, I don t give a fig …   New idioms dictionary

  • not give (or care) a fig — not care at all. → fig …   English new terms dictionary

  • not care a fig — ► not give (or care) a fig not care at all. Main Entry: ↑fig …   English terms dictionary

  • not care a fig (for somebody) — not care/give a ˈfig (for sb/sth) idiom (old fashioned, BrE, informal) not to care at all about sth; to think that sth is not important Main entry: ↑figidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not care a fig (for something) — not care/give a ˈfig (for sb/sth) idiom (old fashioned, BrE, informal) not to care at all about sth; to think that sth is not important Main entry: ↑figidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not to care a fig — not to care at all, not to have any interest in …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fig — Ⅰ. fig [1] ► NOUN ▪ a soft pear shaped fruit with sweet dark flesh and many small seeds. ● not give (or care) a fig Cf. ↑not give a fig ORIGIN Old French figue from Latin ficus. Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • fig — [fıg] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: figue, from Latin ficus] 1.) a soft sweet fruit with a lot of small seeds, often eaten dried, or the tree on which this fruit grows 2.) not give a fig/not care a fig (about/for sth/sb) old fashioned …   Dictionary of contemporary English