not put (a lot of) stock in (something)(redirected from not put a lot of stock in something)
not put (a lot of) stock in (something)
To not accept or pay any attention to something; to have or invest no faith or confidence in something. I wouldn't put a lot of stock in John's promises if I were you—more often than not, he'll end up letting you down. I don't know how a company expects its managers to perform well when it doesn't put stock in their abilities.