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not give

/care a hoot
To be completely indifferent to: I don't give a hoot what you think.
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He listened with some degree of interest to what I had to say, but did not give me anything.
Give to one who gives, but do not give to one who does not give.
Yes; but, when questioned by HIM, Denny denied knowing anything of their plans, and would not give his real opinion about it.
Give us the clergy and the people, of whom you can dispose, and I will bring you the citizens and the parliament; with these four elements Paris is ours in a week; and believe me, monsieur coadjutor, the court will give from fear what it will not give from good-will.
I will speak plainly, and hereby notify to the Trojans that I will not give up the woman; but the wealth that I brought home with her from Argos I will restore, and will add yet further of my own.
A doubt of her regard, supposing him to feel it, need not give him more than inquietude.
Like one anxious to keep an appointment, she frequently consulted her watch, looking long at it, as if it were one of those watches that do not give up their secret until you have made a mental calculation.
As for Paris, we only just touched at that, and he would not give me time to see one-tenth of the beauties and interesting objects of Rome.
Miss Woodhouse, as you will not give me your opinion, I must do as well as I can by myself; and I have now quite determined, and really almost made up my mindto refuse Mr.
No," she said, "it was not likely he would not give you that key
She is wearing the ring again to-night; and you did not give it to her.
Who would not give free access to distrust, Seeing disdain unveiled, and- bitter change
Please do not give him too much to eat, and please do not give him back to me, for I'm not going to take him, if you will keep him.
Ilus feared the ever-living gods and would not give him any, but my father let him have some, for he was very fond of him.
Besides, even Princes, you know, do not give fees of a thousand guineas for nothing.