can't be bothered to


can't be bothered to
(someone) can't be bothered to (do something) someone has decided it is not important to do something.

If I'm just going to the gym in the morning, I can't be bothered to put on makeup.

Usage notes: sometimes used in the form someone could not be bothered with something

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • someone can't be bothered to do something — (someone) can t be bothered to (do something) someone has decided it is not important to do something. If I m just going to the gym in the morning, I can t be bothered to put on makeup. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form someone could not be …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone can't be bothered to — (someone) can t be bothered to (do something) someone has decided it is not important to do something. If I m just going to the gym in the morning, I can t be bothered to put on makeup. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form someone could not be …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone can't be bothered — someone can’t be bothered british informal phrase used for saying that someone will not do something because they feel lazy or because it is too much effort I said I’d go out with them tonight, but I can’t be bothered. She couldn’t even be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone can't be bothered — British informal used for saying that someone will not do something because they feel lazy or because it is too much effort I said I d go out with them tonight, but I can t be bothered. She couldn t even be bothered to say hello …   English dictionary

  • I Can't Be Bothered Now — is a song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, written for the 1937 film A Damsel In Distress , where it was introduced by Fred Astaire. Notable recordings*Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin… …   Wikipedia

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