not about to

not about to

Not going to (do something), typically because of unwillingness. I'm not about to work on this after hours if the deadline isn't until next month. Jane wasn't about to pay all that extra money just to get a different color.
See also: not
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God is not about to let Israel go and is willing to be devious if necessary: "allure," the NRSV says.