couldn't care less


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somebody couldn't care less

also somebody could care less
someone does not care at all Most fans couldn't care less about it.
See also: care, less

couldn't care less

Also, could care less. Be completely indifferent. For example, Pick whatever dessert you want; I couldn't care less, or I could care less about the editor's opinion . This expression originated about 1940 in Britain and for a time invariably used couldn't. About 1960 could was occasionally substituted, and today both versions are used with approximately equal frequency, despite their being antonyms.
See also: care, less
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So Ryan Giggs asks for an injunction to prevent the stories becoming public knowledge when most of us couldn't care less.
And McHale revealed: "That fight with PJ delighted the fans and the critics , but I really couldn't care less because the bottom line is I lost.
When 70 minutes was blown, you couldn't care less as long as you're a point up.
MARTIN O'Neill has defi-antly defended his reputation for leaving signings until late in the transfer window, roaring: "I couldn't care less what people think.
They just hate being invaded and occupied, raped and pillaged and having to live under dictators loyal to us who couldn't care less about them.
The "ladies" she mentioned wouldn't know one end of a horse from another and couldn't care less as long as the bars stay open.
Scientific evidence has shown, they say, that four out of five serial forwarders couldn't care less if you do in fact read the material.
Yet it's likely the ordinary public couldn't care less as long as there are enough bobbies to keep our streets free of crime.
I will not be weaker, I can promise you, and the players couldn't care less about it.
He feels they're destined for each other; she couldn't care less.
Here I was, flying high above a red state, and my macho paragliding instructor couldn't care less if I was gay or not.
THE President's lyrics, says the Countryside Alliance, cut to the very heart of the hunting debate: ``The Hunt Saboteurs Know nothing about country life They just love to fuss and fight So don't believe the hype, that's right They couldn't care less about you and me And if the farmers couldn't feed the society wouldn't eat You see it's all a part of God's plan Who do you think was appointed the Gatekeeper of the Countryside land?
Your friend probably couldn't care less, so why should you?
Personally I couldn't care less what any of them do as long as some other mug is foolish enough to foot the bill - and not the British taxpayer.
Minter, a grande dame of the pharmacopoeia; the post-Hollywood quotidian of Greta Garbo, who stayed home in cashmere disguise, giving the impression she couldn't care less that she ever had a public.
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