care nothing for

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care nothing for (someone or something)

To dislike someone or something. It seems that Amy cares nothing for me ever since that fight we had. I know you care nothing for asparagus, so I made string beans instead.
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care nothing for someone or something

not to like someone or something. She cares nothing for your suggestion. Sarah cares nothing for Jeff.
See also: care, nothing
References in classic literature ?
The moral I draw is that the writer should seek his reward in the pleasure of his work and in release from the burden of his thought; and, indifferent to aught else, care nothing for praise or censure, failure or success.
Don't you understand that either we are officers serving our Tsar and our country, rejoicing in the successes and grieving at the misfortunes of our common cause, or we are merely lackeys who care nothing for their master's business.
said Danglars; "you know that I care nothing for my title.
On the other hand, people who care nothing for a future state go about in light suits; and there have been known wretches so abandoned as to wear a white hat.
I didn't care nothing for the compliment, but I was glad to be let off, anyway.
returned Don Quixote, "I care nothing for bulls, be they the fiercest Jarama breeds on its banks.
Tristram, this chaplain of yours seems to me to be a worthy man, and you should give heed to his words, for though I care nothing for the curse of a bad pope, it would be a grief to me to have aught but a blessing from a good priest.
There was a time, and not long since, when all the comforts of our old home did come back upon me, I own, very often--oftener than you would think perhaps--but I affected to care nothing for them, in the hope that you would so be brought to regret them the less.
Ay, you may well wonder and think it odd you never heard of this before; but wonder or not, as you please, there are hundreds of such things lying about England, which wiser folk than you know nothing of, and care nothing for.
I am self-contained and self- reliant; your opinion is nothing to me; I have no interest in you, care nothing for you, and see and hear you with indifference'--this it said plainly.
Since she cares so little for me as to care nothing for undermining my respectability, she shall go her way and I will go mine.
They are completely irresponsible and care nothing for sick, elderly, disabled and unemployed people, which is confirmed by their present social, welfare legislation which places them lower than straw.
Our higher education system is so far removed from this that universities have become nothing more than paper-pushing, draconian institutions that care nothing for the welfare of their students.
Ministers care nothing for the tens of thousands of young lives being pitilessly undermined.
Those who vote to keep it will show they care nothing for the 660,000 households struggling to cope with this cruel burden.