not have anything to do with (someone or something)

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not have anything to do with (someone or something)

1. To be totally unrelated or irrelevant to someone or something. Look, this lecture doesn't have anything to do with your grades. I have just been unhappy with your attitude in class lately. Don't try to blame this on Sarah—it doesn't have anything to do with her!
2. To be completely uninvolved with some task or activity. It was John's idea to skip the safety protocols. I didn't have anything to do with it!
3. To avoid or refrain from associating or being involved with someone or something. Oh, I don't have anything to do with him anymore, not since our fight. Our company made it clear that we won't have anything to do with the creation of artificial intelligence.
See also: anything, have, not
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