not give (a) tuppence

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not give (a) tuppence

To not care in the slightest (about something or someone). Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I don't give a tuppence how you get it done, just make sure the deed to that estate is in my possession within a fortnight! I know that Jeremy has a crush on me, but to be honest I couldn't give tuppence for him.
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Behind the myth of unelected May as the tender-hearted St Theresa is a hard-nosed Con Woman, another Prime Minister whose record proves she doesn't give tuppence for fairness and equality.
Campaign organiser Richie Venton said: "These parents are trying to prevent these schools being shut by a council that doesn't give tuppence for the future of the children.
He said it all, a Government that doesn't listen, crime spiralling out of control, a judiciary that doesn't give tuppence about the law-abiding citizens, a useless immigration department and, to cap it all, news saying the government is giving a pounds 1.
These people are trying to prevent these schools being shut by a council that doesn't give tuppence for the future of the children they are supposed to be caring for.
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