not give tuppence


not give tuppence
(not) care/give tuppence British & Australian, old-fashioned to not care about something or someone in any way.

She doesn't give tuppence for her family.

(often + for)

You can do what you like. I don't care tuppence.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • not give tuppence for somebody — not care/give ˈtuppence for sb/sth idiom to think that sb/sth is not important or that they have no value Main entry: ↑tuppenceidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give tuppence for something — not care/give ˈtuppence for sb/sth idiom to think that sb/sth is not important or that they have no value Main entry: ↑tuppenceidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not care tuppence — (not) care/give tuppence British & Australian, old fashioned to not care about something or someone in any way. She doesn t give tuppence for her family. (often + for) You can do what you like. I don t care tuppence …   New idioms dictionary

  • give tuppence — (not) care/give tuppence British & Australian, old fashioned to not care about something or someone in any way. She doesn t give tuppence for her family. (often + for) You can do what you like. I don t care tuppence …   New idioms dictionary

  • not care tuppence for somebody — not care/give ˈtuppence for sb/sth idiom to think that sb/sth is not important or that they have no value Main entry: ↑tuppenceidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not care tuppence for something — not care/give ˈtuppence for sb/sth idiom to think that sb/sth is not important or that they have no value Main entry: ↑tuppenceidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuppence — tup|pence [ˈtʌpəns] n [U] BrE 1.) an amount of money worth two pence 2.) not care/give tuppence to not care at all about someone or something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • care tuppence — (not) care/give tuppence British & Australian, old fashioned to not care about something or someone in any way. She doesn t give tuppence for her family. (often + for) You can do what you like. I don t care tuppence …   New idioms dictionary

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