(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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FOR someone who doesn't give two hoots about fashion, my fiance Pete has been very particular about what he will be wearing when we tie the knot.
He doesn't give two hoots about the pro-life movement, and if the Catholic church allows itself to be used by this man, then it might just as well take out an ad on the front page of every newspaper in the United States saying that it supports the Antichrist.
Young Josh doesn't give two hoots that his sis is poised for stardom.
He doesn't give two hoots about how he should behave in court.
It must be blindingly obvious even to the most short-sighted inexperienced rambler, lost without a map or compass in a thick mist in the Upper Coquet valley, the No 10 regime doesn't give two hoots for our region as it blunders from crises abound.
And one main message came through above any other - the Kiwi clearly doesn't give two hoots about Wales' 20-year hoodoo in south-west London.
It's sad that players like David Kitson at Reading should say he doesn't give two hoots about the FA Cup.
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