(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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They are only interested in their own vanity and couldn't give two hoots for anyone who dares stand in their way.
More to the point, all of these people who seem so happy that the chef's empire is in peril clearly do not give two hoots about the thousands of people who work for him and how this is going to affect their lives.
None of these entities actually give two hoots about what ordinary people want or care about, for they all have their own self-serving politically motivated agendas, whilst raking in fat salaries bolstered even further by the ridiculous expenses they can claim.
IT might be a little too much for some of today's easily-offended, ultra-sensitive moppets to take, but the fact is that the ancient Greeks, those much-lauded creators of the ancient Olympics, couldn't give two hoots for the notion that taking part was more important than winning.
This is sad because those who own the mortgages, often ordinary families struggling to make ends meet, are now at the mercy of unscrupulous fund managers who couldn't give two hoots about the human fallout.
I have always wanted to not give two hoots about what anyone else thinks.
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."
Although she "couldn't give two hoots" about her own appearance, the mum of two says: "There's this obsession with selfies and then this lack of confidence if people say negative things, or you don't get many likes.
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.
Monty Don and Joe Swift (who else?) 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.
Dave 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.
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.