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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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I don't know about you, but I don't give two hoots whether it's metal or rubber that is penetrating the fuel tanks on the jet I'm in.
But of course the likes of Keane, Butt, Stam and all those other arrogant United stars don't give two hoots about that, which is unsurprising given that they are managed by a man who did not condemn their behaviour after the match and only deigned to offer the mildest of reprimands when pressed by a local radio journalist the following day.
This country is being run by a bunch of out-of-touch idiots who clearly don't give two hoots about anyone but themselves.
The revelation that 190 crimes in Tayside were committed by kids under 10 prompted Michelle Aitkenhead to tweet: "Some parents don't give two hoots what their kids get up to.
Newey_7: Really don't give two hoots about John Terry being stripped of the England captaincy.
They don't give two hoots about the cultural and religious sensitivities of the local people and how their actions would hurt them.
I don't give two hoots what newspaper reporters say about my bitterness," said the bitter Warnock.
I don't give two hoots what the English opposition do because it is up to them,' said Jones.
Mr Arnall said: 'Some people don't give two hoots about the weather.
Then you're probably wasting your time for, according to new research, most of your colleagues don't give two hoots.
Jones said: 'I don't give two hoots about what the so-called experts say.
Underlying that, a poll this week showed 62% of the country don't give two hoots what Cameron got up to as a young man.
And while I don't give two hoots what the Twitterati think - most of them didn't even bother to check what I'd actually said - the fact is the ignorance of some of these people is towering - and their viciousness even more so.
He said: "We don't give two hoots who wins the league.