not take stock in (something)

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not take stock in (something)

To not accept or pay any attention to something; to have or invest no faith or confidence in something. I wouldn't take stock in John's promises if I were you—more often than not, he'll just end up letting you down. I don't know how a company expects its managers to perform well when it doesn't take stock in their abilities.
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