give a fig


give 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. 2014.

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  • not give 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 a fig — If you don t give a fig about something, you don t care about it at all, especially used to express how little one cares about another s opinions or actions …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • not give a fig — not give (or care) a fig not have the slightest concern about Karla didn t give a fig for Joe s comfort or his state of mind …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give a fig about something — not give a fig about/for/something british informal old fashioned phrase to not care at all about something Thesaurus: to not care about somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give a fig for something — not give a fig about/for/something british informal old fashioned phrase to not care at all about something Thesaurus: to not care about somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give 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 give 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 give a fig — ► not give (or care) a fig not care at all. Main Entry: ↑fig …   English terms 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 ] noun count a soft fruit with purple or green skin and a lot of small seeds inside. It grows on a fig tree. not give a fig about/for something BRITISH INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED to not care at all about something not worth a fig worth nothing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English