not having any

be not having any (of it)

1. To not want any part (in something); to be completely disinterested (in something). My mother wasn't having any of it when I suggested she come bungee jumping with us. Hiking in this weather? No thank you, I'm not having any!
2. To completely disagree (with something); to not believe something at all. I tried to pass it off like it was the dog that broke the lamp, but my wife wasn't having any of it. We laid out our reasons for voting "Yes" in the referendum, but our neighbor wasn't having any.
See also: any, have, not

not having any

see under not have it.
See also: any, have, not
References in classic literature ?
Their pronunciation was quick, and the words they uttered, not having any apparent connection with visible objects, I was unable to discover any clue by which I could unravel the mystery of their reference.
According to the report, while 29 per cent of households reported not having any wealth, 30 per cent said that wealth accumulation was very important.
Pakistan commerce minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim and commerce secretary Munir Qureshi have confirmed their participation in the summit but significantly, Fahim is not having any bilaterals with Sharma.
as gone now and I don't ever want to have to talk about kids and not having any money and stuff.
I'm not having any passengers and they have all been made aware of that and of what I expect from them when they come back for pre-season.
MY WEEK Punting high Winning the scariest mask competition at a Halloween Moriarty, despite not having any disguise Punting low Backing Ollie Magern in running at Wetherby at 3-1, and not having enough brain cells to lay off Thought for the week Shame on racegoers for booing Barry Geraghty.
Miguel Robeiro Mendes Luis, 29, of Pearl Street, Adamsdown, Cardiff, was fined pounds 60 with pounds 45 costs and ordered to pay pounds 85 back duty for not having any car tax.
Daniel Francis Marshman, 23, of Arlington Crescent, Llanrumney, Cardiff, was fined pounds 20 with pounds 45 costs for not having any car tax.
A pH probe performed during therapy revealed that she was not having any breakthrough acid events.
Rather archly, she puts it down to not having a husband, not having any children and not having any stress.
As one tradeswoman explains, "Being the only woman on a construction site [means] having no one to relate to, not having rest-room facilities, having to speak up for myself on issues that I feel are unfair practices at work, and not having any support.
Going into it, not having any film experience, I thought it was fine the first day,'' Tucci recalls.