(someone) won't thank you for (something)

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(someone) won't thank you for (something)

Someone is going to be very displeased about something you've done. I'm telling you now, Janet won't thank you for speaking to the boss on her behalf. You can go ahead and paint the living room, but they won't thank you for it.
See also: thank

he, she, etc. won’t ˈthank you for something

used to say that somebody will not be pleased or will be annoyed about something: John won’t thank you for interfering.
See also: something, thank
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Well, wait a bit; the local police won't thank you for knocking them up at this hour.
When it doesn't work out, they won't thank you for it.
This is all well and good if you're Scotty from Star Trek, and can rig up an inverse tachyon pulse to save the day, but in the real world your drive won't thank you for running it over its rated level.
The children won't thank you for the PS30,000 a year you spent on them and your boring lifestyle choices are an opt-out on life itself, says Stade.
Mates won't thank you for pointing out their shortcomings but it's about time and ask yourself when they did the same to you did they stop and wonder if they should?
There's no credit to be had from spreading a serious illness unnecessarily - your colleagues certainly won't thank you for it.
They won't thank you for large temperature fluctuations.
Your pony certainly won't thank you for keeping it off pasture,and will probably make a point of sucking in its cheeks and staring at you reproachfully each time you pass.
THE modern laminate or tiled floor may look chic but your feet won't thank you for it when you step out of the bath.
Forget scheduling key meetings for 9am on Wednesday 2 January--your employees won't thank you for it.
VILLA defender Gareth Barry won't thank you for reminding him of the events of the last two days as his 20th birthday celebrations fell flat.
Your GP won't thank you for turning up wanting a general MOT if you don't have any symptoms.
Most primary school kids won't thank you for subjecting them to the postwatershed horrors of The Walking Dead or American Detective, while popular children's shows such as The Next Step have about as much parental appeal as Towie mixed with Strictly and acted out by the kind of shiny young US actors that make you want to barf.
ALEX NEIL won't thank you for calling him a nanny but under his guidance at Hamilton the kids are definitely all right.
Leg room, too, is challenging and full-size adults won't thank you for taking them very far in the back.
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