not be about to do something
not about to
Not going to (do something), typically because of unwillingness. I'm not about to work on this after hours if the deadline isn't until next month. Jane wasn't about to pay all that extra money just to get a different color.
See also: not
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not be about to do somethingnot be willing to do something; not intend to do something: I’ve never done any cooking and I’m not about to start now.
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