give a damn


give a damn
(not) give a damn informal to not be interested in or worried about something or someone.

He can think what he likes. I don't give a damn.

Most companies don't give a damn about the environment.

(often + about)

I've made my decision and I don't give a damn what they think.

(often + question word)

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  • give a damn — (about (someone/something)) to be interested or involved. He sent his son to parochial school because he believes that those schools give a damn. Usage notes: also used with verbs like could and might to mean someone is not concerned about… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Give a Damn — La campaña Give a Damn es un proyecto de True Colors Fund, una organización co fundada por la cantante Cyndi Lauper dedicada a la difusión, especialmente entre los heterosexuales, del apoyo a la igualdad hacia la comunidad LGBT. El nombre de la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • give a damn — verb show no concern or interest; always used in the negative I don t give a hoot She doesn t give a damn about her job • Syn: ↑care a hang, ↑give a hoot, ↑give a hang • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a damn — verb a) To be concerned about, have an interest in, to care about. Frankly, my dear, I dont give a damn. b) To look after. Young children can learn to give a damn about a pet …   Wiktionary

  • give a damn — the only thing she gives a damn about is herself Syn: care, mind, concern oneself; informal give a hoot …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • give a damn about someone — give a damn (about (someone/something)) to be interested or involved. He sent his son to parochial school because he believes that those schools give a damn. Usage notes: also used with verbs like could and might to mean someone is not concerned… …   New idioms dictionary

  • give a damn about something — give a damn (about (someone/something)) to be interested or involved. He sent his son to parochial school because he believes that those schools give a damn. Usage notes: also used with verbs like could and might to mean someone is not concerned… …   New idioms dictionary

  • give a damn about — give a damn (about (someone/something)) to be interested or involved. He sent his son to parochial school because he believes that those schools give a damn. Usage notes: also used with verbs like could and might to mean someone is not concerned… …   New idioms dictionary

  • give a damn / give a shit / give a fuck — [B] care about, don t give a damn, give a hoot    Look at his hair. He doesn t give a damn about his appearance …   English idioms

  • give-a-damn-dividend — I know this is four words joined together but if you say it right it can sound like one. It means I don t give a damn, of course, but if you add the dividend on the end it really rolls of the tongue. No one can take you seriously if you say this… …   Dictionary of american slang