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(not) care two hoots

slang To be concerned about someone or something. Typically used in the negative to convey the opposite. I don't care two hoots about making money, I just want to do something with my life that makes life better for others. I haven't cared two hoots for the show ever since they killed off my favorite character. Do whatever you want, I don't care two hoots.
See also: care, hoots, two

(not) give two hoots

slang To be concerned about someone or something. Typically used in the negative to convey the opposite. I don't give two hoots about making money, I just want to do something with my life that makes life better for others. I haven't given two hoots for the show ever since they killed off my favorite character. Do whatever you want, I don't give two hoots.
See also: give, hoots, two

not care two hoots about someone or something

 and not give two hoots about someone or something
; not give a hang about someone or something; not give a hoot
See also: care, hoots, not, two

not give a hoot

or

not give two hoots

INFORMAL
If you say that you don't give a hoot or don't give two hoots about something, you mean that you do not care about it at all. I don't give a hoot about what they think. These politicians don't give two hoots about the ordinary people.
See also: give, hoot, not
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Figure 2 shows spectrograms of typical hoots in the Ryukyu Scops Owl.
Minority syllable types (MSTs) were hoots that were difficult to classify in relation to BST (Fig.
A series of playback experiments were conducted to monitor the reaction of owls to broadcast hoots.
Several hoots were altered in pitch so that they mimicked the calls of males with a range of body weights.
The great horned owl had the largest increase in population between 1995 and 1997 The scientists heard 92 more hoots in 1997 compared with 1995.
The lowest number of owl hoots was heard in 2005 Since the total is lowest in the most recent year the owl populations must be declining
Thieves stole Hoots sometime during last Thursday evening.
TNS' complete suite of VoIP solutions includes 'Hybrid' circuits for TDM-to-Voice, Voice-to-Voice customer architectures as well as 'Forked' (Multipoint) ARD and Hoot services.
Anyone wishing to support the Two Hoots Appeal should write to 11 Abbey Road,Llandudno,Ll30 2EE.
Two Hoots Barn is priced around pounds 350,000, has two acres, a mature tree boundary and views over open countryside plus converted family accommodation of four reception rooms, five bedrooms and two bathrooms.
A global hoot and holler network has been an immediate benefit of the technology partnership.
From phone cases to posters, mugs to magnets and figurines to stationery, The Big Hoot store has all the souvenirs you need to remember this fantastic public art exhibition.
Wild in Art director Charlie Langhorne says: "We are delighted that Cadbury World has taken The Big Hoot under its wing in such an exciting way.
8220;In fact, the total water reclamation expected from the cisterns and the Hoot system alone, will amount to more than 100,000 gallons of reused water per year,,and this will provide the property owner with a drought-tolerant landscape.