not give a second thought


not give a second thought
(not) give (something) a second thought without a second thought - if you do something without a second thought, you do it without thinking about whether or not you should.

He'd fire you if he had to - he wouldn't give it a second thought.


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  • give a second thought — (not) give (something) a second thought without a second thought if you do something without a second thought, you do it without thinking about whether or not you should. He d fire you if he had to he wouldn t give it a second thought …   New idioms dictionary

  • give something a second thought — (not) give (something) a second thought without a second thought if you do something without a second thought, you do it without thinking about whether or not you should. He d fire you if he had to he wouldn t give it a second thought …   New idioms dictionary

  • second thought — second thoughts 1) N SING: with brd neg, a N If you do something without a second thought, you do it without thinking about it carefully, usually because you do not have enough time or you do not care very much. This murderous lunatic could kill… …   English dictionary

  • not give something a second thought — (not) give (something) a second thought without a second thought if you do something without a second thought, you do it without thinking about whether or not you should. He d fire you if he had to he wouldn t give it a second thought …   New idioms dictionary

  • second thought — noun VERB + SECOND THOUGHT ▪ have second thoughts ▪ not give sth ▪ As for the money, don t give it a second thought. PREPOSITION ▪ on  …   Collocations dictionary

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  • second — sec|ond1 W1S1 [ˈsekənd] number 1.) the second person, thing, event etc is the one that comes after the first ▪ the Second World War ▪ the second of August ▪ a second year student ▪ his second wife ▪ Clinton s second term in office ▪ the second… …   Dictionary of contemporary English