(not) give two hoots

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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.
See also: give, hoots, two
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After all, Westminster doesn't give two hoots for Wales or the Welsh language when it comes to broadcasting - their recent plans to deregulate the radio market, with no protection for Welsh national news, are just the latest example of their contempt for our country's unique needs.
I couldn't give two hoots what the 'building regulations' recommend.
I personally do not think that they give two hoots about the people that they allegedly serve.
I couldn't give two hoots where they are in the rankings.
Everton's fans probably couldn't give two hoots about his extramarital issues but if his on-field performances suffer, then it won't help their patience much.
lead the team to give us a guided tour of this horticultural event in Tatton Park, Cheshire - and even if you don't give two hoots about how to grow hydrangeas, you'll find the whole affair quite relaxing.
Similarly, Corbyn couldn't give two hoots about his MPs.
Dave wouldn't give two hoots for the Champions League.
You know that if they do, Dave Roberts wouldn't give two hoots for the Champions League.
Members of Bajrang Dal, the youth wing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), have once again shown that they don't give two hoots to the law of the land.
TREVOR BAYLISS could not give two hoots about the problems his team have caused for a disintegrating South Africa after just one Test.
Lynne Pogue @lynpogue Fabbrini and Stuani don't give two hoots about old Boro jinxes.
I just have to drop whatever it is I'm doing, get in front of the TV and shake my nappy like I couldn't give two hoots.
I couldn't give two hoots what Sam Cam chooses to wear - it's that mousy monstrosity she likes to call a hair-do that makes me want to reach for the phone and call the fashion police.