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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The PM and sidekick George Osborne, a fellow Buller Boy, are a couple of posh boys who might now have learned the price of a pint of milk but they don't give tuppence for the millions forced to count the pennies every week.
I don't give tuppence whether they finish in the top four.