past caring

past caring

Fig. [of someone] beyond caring about someone or something that is hopeless. I don't care what you do! I'm past caring!
See also: caring, past
References in classic literature ?
The car was full of people, who were going home from the opera, and they all stared at me, but I was past caring for a little thing like that.
Fed-up Peggy, 73, says she is past caring 20 years after war first broke out - and a decade since her sons stopped talking to each other.
Peggy, 73, says she is past caring 20 years after war broke out - and a decade since her sons stopped talking to each other.
I am hurt and I look ill and dishevelled because I am carrying the burden of my sport and I am past caring how I look.
I'm at the point where I'm past caring, but I'm obviously sick.
Over the years, Allardyce's sides have acquired a reputation for a brand of football that can be politely described as 'direct' - a description, incidentally, that he feels is unfair - but, to be honest, Sunderland fans are past caring about such things at present.
But, take a walk through this hillside beauty spot on a sunny day and you would soon be past caring just what it's called.
The Ungli gang's vigilantism is never grand until the climax, and by then you may be past caring.
This was an evening of poetry where I felt nothing, and where eventually I was long past caring.
Mike--who refused to help Agassi while writing the book and had no interest in reading it because he "lived this shit every day"--assured his son that, at 80 years of age, he was past caring what people thought about him.
There are those past caring, but not Jones obviously, who was one of the very few figures in the game to speak out in support of Henson after he unwittingly provided the in-flight entertainment for FlyBe in April.
Asked if Bigirimana was upset by his 80th-minute dismissal, Thorn snapped: "I'm past caring about things like that.
If we allow the superstore mentality to dominate the thinking of planning departments, then our environment will be corrupted to the point where we no longer concern ourselves with litter, graffiti, vandalism and anti-social behaviour, because we will all be past caring.
I'm past caring how I look at the beach - pale by the way - but I'm very conscious about how I manage my life clock.