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(not) care two hoots

slang To be concerned about someone or something. Typically used in the negative to convey the opposite. I don't care two hoots about making money, I just want to do something with my life that makes life better for others. I haven't cared two hoots for the show ever since they killed off my favorite character. Do whatever you want, I don't care two hoots.
See also: care, hoots, two

(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

not care two hoots (about something)

To not care in the slightest (about something or someone); to attach no importance to someone or something. I don't care two hoots about making money, I just want to do something with my life that makes life better for others. I haven't cared two hoots for the show ever since they killed off my favorite character. Do whatever you want, I don't care two hoots.
See also: care, hoots, not, two

not care two hoots about someone or something

 and not give two hoots about someone or something
; not give a hang about someone or something; not give a hoot
See also: care, hoots, not, two

not give a hoot

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not give two hoots

INFORMAL
If you say that you don't give a hoot or don't give two hoots about something, you mean that you do not care about it at all. I don't give a hoot about what they think. These politicians don't give two hoots about the ordinary people.
See also: give, hoot, not
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