not give somebody the time of day
not give (one) the time of day
To completely ignore, disregard, or be unfriendly toward one. My colleagues wouldn't give me the time of day after they found out that my father had influenced the company's decision to hire me. Once he found such huge success, Tom won't give any of his old friends the time of day. That guy didn't give me the time of day back in high school, and now he won't stop calling me.
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not give somebody the ˌtime of ˈdayrefuse to speak to somebody because you do not like or respect them: Since the success of her novel, people shake her hand who once wouldn’t have given her the time of day.
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