care a fig

not care/give a fig

if you say that you don't care a fig, you mean that something or someone is not important to you at all They can say what they like, I don't give a fig.
See be worth a fig
See also: care, fig
References in classic literature ?
There is not one of you whom I care a fig to see again.
It’s all very clear, sir,” said Elizabeth; “you would not care a fig for distinction if there were no one in the world but yourself; but as there happens to be a great many others, why, you must struggle with them all—in the way of competition.
I dare say he don't care a fig for her, and you are only borrowing trouble.
I don't care a fig one way or t'other," said Ambrose.