Aren't about to - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
not be about to do something not be willing to do something; not intend to do something: I’ve never done any cooking and I’m not about to start now.
References in periodicals archive
We aren't about to
let them off the hook so easily.
This time, though, the Tar Heels aren't about to
be caught unprepared.