not give a fig (for someone or something)(redirected from give a fig for somebody)
not give a fig (for someone or something)
To not care in the slightest (about someone or something); to not have any interest at all (in someone or something). I don't give a fig for politics, to be honest, so I don't bother voting. He made it perfectly clear that he doesn't give a fig, so I didn't bother to invite him. They don't give a fig for their customers—they only care about making money!
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not give (or care) a fignot have the slightest concern about.
Fig was formerly used in a variety of expressions to signify something regarded as valueless or contemptible.
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