not bothered

not bothered

1. Uninterested, unmotivated, or disinclined. Primarily heard in UK. It's clear that members of government aren't bothered to put protection in place for workers stuck in a cycle of short-term contracts. If you're not bothered to do the work properly, then you can find a job elsewhere.
2. Impartial; having no preference one way or another. Primarily heard in UK. We could have pizza for dinner, but I'm not bothered if you want something else.
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I’m not ˈbothered

(informal, especially British English) I don’t mind: ‘What shall we have for supper tonight?’ ‘I’m not bothered.’
See also: bother, not
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By RICHARD FAY DANIEL JAMES says he is not bothered by the physical treatment he has received from defenders since completing his move to Manchester United.
Me not bothered if Pakistan gets to the semis or not but one thing is for sure..
McCarthy said yesterday: "If it ends in a scrappy 1-0 win, off somebody's backside, I'm not bothered because I'll take the win.
Akrobeto, real name Akwasi Boadi, noted that he is not bothered when people make fun of him because of the size of his nose.
There's been piles of rubbish lying around where I live for months and the council have not bothered to clean it up.
Summary: Kancheepuram (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that he is not bothered about the "threats and abuses" of the Opposition as he has dedicated all his time to the nation and its citizens.
One should learn from Asif Zardari who faced the worst possible allegations during his government but was not bothered at all.
He said: "I've not bothered shouting about it, I'm just going to get the job done.
GARY Rowett insists he was 'not bothered' by the stick Blues' fans gave him.
She adds bitterly: "He's a coward who could end up killing himself in prison and I'm not bothered one way or another.
Why is PM Modi not bothered about the stark hunger situation of the people?
Former finance minister Tun Daim Zainuddin said he is not bothered by the possible downgrade of the country's credit rating.
No Difference to Me I COULDN'T care less What colour's your skin I'm completely non-plussed If you're a her or a him I'm not bothered the slightest Your god or your faith I won't lose sleep If you're reckless or safe I won't bat an eyelid If you're straight, bi or gay I'm not going to worry If you're rich or can't pay I won't panic From the clothes that you wear My heartbeat won't hasten I simply don't care What bothers me most And fills me with fury Are bigots who think They're judge and jury Their ignorance shows A weakness to me To let you decide Whatever you'll be by John Bostock, via email
SCOTLAND coach Steve McCormack says he is "not bothered" about England and is not out to help them when the Bravehearts face New Zealand at Workington tomorrow night.
"I'm not bothered about them, I'm not bothered one single bit, I'm just bothered about what we do," McCormack said at the team's training base at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.