have no time for (someone or something)(redirected from had no time for them)
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have no time for (someone or something)
To have no respect for, interest in, or approval of someone or something and thus have no desire to be involved with him, her, or it. I have no time for people who belittle or harass others for their own enjoyment. Some may think I'm old-fashioned, but I have no time for these flashy new smartphones.
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no time for, have
Can't be bothered with, dislike, as in Dad has no time for her temper tantrums. This expression alludes to unwillingness to spend time with someone or something.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
have no ˈtime for somebody/something,
not have much ˈtime for somebody/something(informal) dislike and have no respect for somebody/something: I have no time for lazy people like him. ♢ I haven’t got any time for people who tell lies.
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