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think little of (someone or something)
To have little or no regard or concern for someone or something. Your boss seems to think very little of you, judging by the way she speaks about you behind your back. These corporations think little of the rights and desires that you, the consumer, might have—all that matters to them is the bottom line.
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think little of someone or somethingand think nothing of someone or something
to have a low opinion of someone or something. Most experts think little of Jane's theory. People may think nothing of it now, but in a few years everyone will praise it. The critics thought little of her latest book.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
think little of
Have a poor opinion of, as in I think little of moving to Florida since none of us likes heat or humidity. This term uses think in the sense of "regard" or "value," a usage dating from the 1300s. Also see not think much of.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
think little of
To regard as inferior; have a poor opinion of.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.