not+give+way

  • 1 give way — 1) if something gives way, it breaks or falls down because there is too much weight or pressure on it The bridge threatened to give way as the flood waters rose. 2) to agree to something that someone else wants instead of what you want The… …

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  • 2 not give a shit about someone — not give a shit (about (someone/something)) to not be interested in someone or something. I don t give a shit what they do. For the most part they didn t give a shit about me. Usage notes: although almost always negative, sometimes used without… …

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  • 3 not give a shit about something — not give a shit (about (someone/something)) to not be interested in someone or something. I don t give a shit what they do. For the most part they didn t give a shit about me. Usage notes: although almost always negative, sometimes used without… …

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  • 4 not give a shit about — not give a shit (about (someone/something)) to not be interested in someone or something. I don t give a shit what they do. For the most part they didn t give a shit about me. Usage notes: although almost always negative, sometimes used without… …

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  • 5 not give a shit — (about (someone/something)) to not be interested in someone or something. I don t give a shit what they do. For the most part they didn t give a shit about me. Usage notes: although almost always negative, sometimes used without not: Who gives a… …

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  • 6 not give someone the time of day — not give (someone) the time of day to feel unfriendly toward someone. After the way Phyllis talked about me, I wouldn t give her the time of day. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of the time of day (= the time shown on a clock) …

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  • 7 not give the time of day — not give (someone) the time of day to feel unfriendly toward someone. After the way Phyllis talked about me, I wouldn t give her the time of day. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of the time of day (= the time shown on a clock) …

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  • 8 not give a tinker's damn — verb To be uninterested in something. I dont give a tinkers damn about your opinions, Im doing it my way. Syn: not give a tinkers cuss …

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  • 9 not give a tinker's cuss — verb to be uninterested in something I dont give a tinkers cuss about your opinions, Im doing it my way. Syn: not give a tinkers damn …

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  • 10 not give tuppence — (not) care/give tuppence British & Australian, old fashioned to not care about something or someone in any way. She doesn t give tuppence for her family. (often + for) You can do what you like. I don t care tuppence …

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  • 11 give way to — {v. phr.} 1a. To make room for; allow to go or pass; yield to. * /John gave way to the old lady and let her pass./ 1b. To allow to decide. * /Mrs. Rogers gave way lo her husband in buying the car./ 1c. To lose control of (your feelings), not hold …

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  • 12 give way to — {v. phr.} 1a. To make room for; allow to go or pass; yield to. * /John gave way to the old lady and let her pass./ 1b. To allow to decide. * /Mrs. Rogers gave way lo her husband in buying the car./ 1c. To lose control of (your feelings), not hold …

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  • 13 give\ way\ to — v. phr. 1a. To make room for; allow to go or pass; yield to. John gave way to the old lady and let her pass. 1b. To allow to decide. Mrs. Rogers gave way to her husband in buying the car. 1c. To lose control of (your feelings), not hold back.… …

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  • 14 To give way — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …

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  • 15 To give way — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …

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  • 16 To give way together — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …

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  • 17 way — way1 [ weı ] noun count *** ▸ 1 method/manner ▸ 2 direction/distance ▸ 3 means of going in/out ▸ 4 area/position ▸ 5 situation/condition ▸ 6 aspect/attitude ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a method for doing something: way (that): There are so many delicious… …

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  • 18 way*/*/*/ — [weɪ] noun [C] I 1) a method for doing something There are so many delicious ways you can prepare chicken.[/ex] Is there any way of contacting you while you re in Africa?[/ex] The students are learning new ways to communicate in writing.[/ex] See …

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  • 19 Give — (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth. giban. Cf.… …

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  • 20 way — or go one s way [wā] n. [ME < OE weg, akin to Ger < IE base * weĝh , to go > L vehere, to carry, ride, Gr ochos, wagon] 1. a means of passing from one place to another, as a road, highway, street or path [the Appian Way] 2. room or space …

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