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not give

/care a hoot
To be completely indifferent to: I don't give a hoot what you think.
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my poor, sweet darling," she said to her mother, who conscious that they had been on the brink of a rupture gazed at her son with terror, but in the obstinacy and excitement of the conflict could not and would not give way.
He listened with some degree of interest to what I had to say, but did not give me anything.
Dear Miss Woodhouse, I would not give up the pleasure and honour of being intimate with you for any thing in the world.
To which the landlord replied, "Then your reverence will do well to read it, for I can tell you that some guests who have read it here have been much pleased with it, and have begged it of me very earnestly; but I would not give it, meaning to return it to the person who forgot the valise, books, and papers here, for maybe he will return here some time or other; and though I know I shall miss the books, faith I mean to return them; for though I am an innkeeper, still I am a Christian.
Bennet could not give her consent or speak her approbation in terms warm enough to satisfy her feelings, though she talked to Bingley of nothing else for half an hour; and when Mr.
I was told that papa had the gout, which made him very ferocious; and that he would not give up his choice wines, and his substantial dinners and suppers, and had quarrelled with his physician, because the latter had dared to say that no medicine could cure him while he lived so freely; that mamma and the rest were well.
Sources further revealed that Nawaz Sharif categorically stated to Maulana Fazlur Rehman that his party three members like Abdul Ghafoor Haidari, Molvi Faiz and Atta ur Rehman not give vote.
Justice Onesmus Makau said he could not give temporary orders, as he had not heard the parties.
When the national morale is down on the basis of unemployment and a general feeling of hopelessness, let us not give into emotions.
What, I did not give any such order,' Ebad recalled Musharraf's reaction.
This is the message of the Resurrection in our own lives: that we do not give up, that we continue to hope and hold on.
GEORGINIO Wijnaldum is at a loss to explain very Newcastle United are nervous out on the field, stating: "Why not give your best and try to change things?
BAGHDAD / Nina / The Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stressed on Thursday that he will not giving up the people of Anbar and Haditha and Amiriyat al-Fallujah and the regions that have stood steadfast in Anbar, and told them from Washington, we will not give up you, and I will stand with you and that the victory will be for Iraq and Iraqis.
This life that you live now will not give us pleasure; it will not give us joy.
But Arthur Rogers, chairman of Pennard Community Council on Gower, Swansea, says one of the councillors resigned before the controversy began and the other two who resigned did not give reasons for leaving the authority.
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