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not give (one) the time of day

To completely ignore, disregard, or be unfriendly toward someone. My colleagues wouldn't give me the time of day after they found out that my father had influenced the company's decision to hire me. Once he found such huge success, Tom won't give any of his old friends the time of day.
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not give someone the time of day

Ignore someone, refuse to pay the slightest attention to someone, as in He's tried to be friendly but she won't give him the time of day. This expression, first recorded in 1864, alludes to refusing even to answer the question, "What time is it?"
See also: give, not, of, time
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e art of conversation is fast dying, replaced by reliance on instant tidbits of trivia, pointless surveys and news about people you count as friends only in the sad world of Facebook, and who you wouldn't otherwise give the time of day to.
You leave yourself wide open to all sorts of abuse from individuals you wouldn't normally give the time of day to.
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My Art, I wouldn't give the time of day to rumour of your death until that selfsame mare of yours came to me with her bridle awry, her withers smattered with your heart's damson, and the polished saddle, where I last saw you bolt upright, lopsided and bereft.
You were so nice, would give the time of day to anyone.
Anna Wintour wouldn't give the time of day if she saw you on the street," Limbaugh said.