think nothing of it(redirected from Don't give it a thought)
think nothing of it
Don't worry about it; no need to thank me or apologize; it isn't a concern or inconvenience for me. A: "Thank you so much for looking after the kids while I was in the hospital—I don't know what I would have done without you!" B: "Think nothing of it, I was more than happy to help." A: "I'm sorry if I got you in trouble with the boss." B: "Oh, think nothing of it, you were just doing your job."
Think nothing of it.and Don't give it another thought.; Don't give it a (second) thought.
1. You're welcome.; It was nothing.; I was glad to do it. Mary: Thank you so much for driving me home. John: Think nothing of it. Sue: It was very kind of you to bring the kids back all the way out here. Alice: Think nothing of it. I was delighted to do it.
2. You did no harm at all. (A very polite way of reassuring someone that an action has not harmed or hurt the speaker.) Sue: Oh, sorry. I didn't mean to bump you! Bob: Think nothing of it. Jane: Ihope I didn't hurt your feelings when I said you were too loud. Bill: Don't give it a second thought. I was too loud.