take no stock in
take no stock in (something)
To not pay any attention to something; to have or invest no faith or confidence in something; to not accept something. You'll take no stock in John's promises if you know what's good for you, because 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 takes no stock in their abilities.
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take no stock in somethingand not take stock in something; not put (a lot) of stock in something
to pay no attention to someone; not to believe or accept something. I take no stock in anything John has to say. He doesn't take stock in your opinions either.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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