any fool thing

any fool thing

A more emphatic or derisive way of saying "anything." Usually indicates the speaker's negative or dismissive view of that which they are describing. He can't just do any fool thing he wants! He has to consult with the members of the board first. Shopping sprees are fun, but if you just buy any fool thing, you'll quickly run out of money. Babysitting a toddler is mostly stopping them from doing any fool thing they can think of, like licking the hardwood floor.
See also: any, fool, thing
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any fool thing

any ridiculous thing; anything that should be viewed as unimportant. He'll buy his wife any fool thing she wants. Bill can get distracted by any fool thing.
See also: any, fool, thing
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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