not bothered

not bothered

1. Uninterested, unmotivated, or disinclined. Primarily heard in UK. It's clear that the government aren't bothered to put protection in place for workers stuck in a cycle of short-term contracts. If you're not bothered to do the work properly, then you can find a job elsewhere.
2. Impartial; having no preference one way or another. Primarily heard in UK. We could have pizza for dinner, but I'm not bothered if you want something else.
See also: bother, not

I’m not ˈbothered

(informal, especially British English) I don’t mind: ‘What shall we have for supper tonight?’ ‘I’m not bothered.’
See also: bother, not
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The Sindh governmentt, too, is not bothered about this.
No Difference to Me I COULDN'T care less What colour's your skin I'm completely non-plussed If you're a her or a him I'm not bothered the slightest Your god or your faith I won't lose sleep If you're reckless or safe I won't bat an eyelid If you're straight, bi or gay I'm not going to worry If you're rich or can't pay I won't panic From the clothes that you wear My heartbeat won't hasten I simply don't care What bothers me most And fills me with fury Are bigots who think They're judge and jury Their ignorance shows A weakness to me To let you decide Whatever you'll be by John Bostock, via email
I'm not bothered about them, I'm not bothered one single bit, I'm just bothered about what we do," said McCormack.
He said: "Three games and no goals, but I am not bothered - I know the goals will start flowing again.
In most people's view the people who did not vote were not bothered if we voted to stay or leave.
As the biggest political party in the country, the administration Liberal Party (LP) is not bothered that the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) of businessman Eduardo Danding Cojuangco is supporting presidential candidate Sen.
JK Rowling says she's not bothered by trolls who target her on Twitter.
People who drive big cars are not bothered about the hike, even if the fuel prices are doubled," said Shah Basharat, product manager for Mazda cars at Galadari Automobiles.
Not bothered about receipts Abdullah, an Algerian who works in a mobile accessory shop in Azaiba, talked to the Times of Oman on the condition that the name of the shop must not be mentioned.
Bosses of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the Chance to Shine cricket charity, which commissioned the survey, raised concerns that children are not bothered about competition in sport.
Mold Crown Court was told of the trauma suffered by the householders: the victims did not want to leave anything of value in the house and had not bothered with Christmas presents this year because of the crime.
These post officers were not bothered to provide an explanation on their irresponsibility.
Although their examinations were scheduled for the next morning, they were not bothered about it.
But the winger says he is not bothered by claims that he goes down too easily.
I just want to stay in the league - I'm not bothered about the fact that I never won a home game in the Premier League at Sunderland, I'm not bothered about any stats.