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not give (or care) a fig

Definition of not give or care a fig in English:

Not have the slightest concern about: Karla didn’t give a fig for Joe’s comfort or his state of mind
More example sentences
  • Even worse, our largest trading partner doesn't give a fig for international treaties and breaks them with impunity.
  • Maybe she knows exactly where she is, but she doesn't give a fig about decorum.
  • She cares what the people close to her think, but to put it more politely than she would, she doesn't give a fig what the rest of us think.
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