give a hang
or care a hang phrasal to be the least bit concerned or worried

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • give\ a\ hang — • give a hang • care a hang v. phr. informal To have any interest or liking; care. Used also with other words in the place of hang , such as damn , rap , straw ; usually used in the negative. You can quit helping me if you want to. I don t give a …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give a hang — • give a hang • care a brass farthing • care a button • care a damn • care a farthing • care a fig • care a hang • care a hoot • care a pin • care a rap • care a straw • care a whistle • care two pins about (from Idioms in Speech) in negative: to …   Idioms and examples

  • give a hang — verb show no concern or interest; always used in the negative I don t give a hoot She doesn t give a damn about her job • Syn: ↑care a hang, ↑give a hoot, ↑give a damn • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a hang — or[care a hang] {v. phr.}, {informal} To have any interest or liking; care. Used also with other words in the place of hang , such as damn , rap , straw ; usually used in the negative. * /You can quit helping me if you want to. I don t give a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give a hang — or[care a hang] {v. phr.}, {informal} To have any interest or liking; care. Used also with other words in the place of hang , such as damn , rap , straw ; usually used in the negative. * /You can quit helping me if you want to. I don t give a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not care (or give) a hang — informal not care at all. → hang …   English new terms dictionary

  • give a hoot — verb show no concern or interest; always used in the negative I don t give a hoot She doesn t give a damn about her job • Syn: ↑care a hang, ↑give a hang, ↑give a damn • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a damn — verb show no concern or interest; always used in the negative I don t give a hoot She doesn t give a damn about her job • Syn: ↑care a hang, ↑give a hoot, ↑give a hang • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a man enough rope and he will hang himself — ► give a man enough rope (or plenty of rope) and he will hang himself proverb given enough freedom of action a person will bring about their own downfall. Main Entry: ↑rope …   English terms dictionary

  • give a man plenty of rope and he will hang himself — ► give a man enough rope (or plenty of rope) and he will hang himself proverb given enough freedom of action a person will bring about their own downfall. Main Entry: ↑rope …   English terms dictionary

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