care a whit

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care a whit

To care just the smallest amount. (A "whit" is an iota.) Often used in the negative. I don't care a whit what the neighbors say, I'm not taking that fence down!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

didn't care a whit

 and don't care a whit
didn't care at all. Sally thought Joe liked her, but he didn't care a whit about her. I don't care a whit what you do with my old clothes.
See also: care, whit
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The problem with this is that it means your nation's leaders don't care a whit about the performance of the nation's economy.
4) Those who don't care a whit. He says only the smaller companies today fall into this category
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