(someone or something) be damned

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(someone or something) be damned

Used to express reckless or contemptuous disregard for a particular person or thing, especially in favor of someone or something else. So, what, you're willing to drag this issue through the courts for God knows how many years, your reputation be damned? The only thing this company is concerned with is making as much money as possible, employee welfare be damned! I'll deliver this package myself if I have to, but it's going to get to their office on time, postal strike be damned!
See also: damned
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