(not) give two hoots

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(not) give two hoots

slang To be concerned about someone or something. Typically used in the negative to convey the opposite. I don't give two hoots about making money, I just want to do something with my life that makes life better for others. I haven't given two hoots for the show ever since they killed off my favorite character. Do whatever you want, I don't give two hoots.
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Seamus didn't give two hoots about that as he checked in and out of his luxury suite at The Strand Palace Hotel before sodding off back to the North East.
Donegal didn't exactly set the world alight during the league but let's call aalight during the league but let's call a spade a spade: Jim McGuinness didn't give two hoots about the competition, something he made clear from the off.
Mont y certainly didn't give two hoots what Pavin thought.
So much so that he had to phone up the radio and tell us about the "idle paper pushers" at these Government organisations who didn't give two hoots about people like him.
We, like the other 20 or so out to explore their Nigel Mansell fantasies, didn't give two hoots about the heeland-toe technique or which flag meant what, or the importance of the seat belt.
Falcao's another down a slope to when will be of at least six loanees Seamus didn't give two hoots about that as he checked in and out of his luxury suite at The Strand Palace Hotel before sodding off back to the North East.
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