someone couldn't care less

someone couldn't care less
someone couldn’t care less as if someone cares what does someone care? spoken phrase
used for emphasizing that someone thinks something is unimportant. These phrases usually show that the speaker is angry or upset

I couldn’t care less how you do it – just do it.

As if she cares whether he’s happy or not!

What do the bus company care if you have to wait for three hours?

Thesaurus: to not care about somethingsynonym
Main entry: care

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • someone couldn't care less — (someone) couldn t care less someone does not care at all. Most fans couldn t care less about it …   New idioms dictionary

  • couldn't care less — (someone) couldn t care less someone does not care at all. Most fans couldn t care less about it …   New idioms dictionary

  • care — care1 [ ker ] verb intransitive or transitive *** never progressive to be interested in someone and want them to be well and happy: I wish I had someone who cared. Only Ed cared enough to come and talk to her. care about: I don t think she cares… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • care */*/*/ — I UK [keə(r)] / US [ker] noun Word forms care : singular care plural cares 1) [uncountable] effort and attention I can see that a lot of care has gone into your work. with care: The label on the box said Handle with care . great/special/extra… …   English dictionary

  • care — [ker] n. [ME < OE caru, sorrow < IE base * ĝar , cry out, scream > L garrulus, garrulous, Goth kara, care, Ger kar , in karfreitag, Good Friday] 1. a) a troubled or burdened state of mind; worry; concern b) a cause of such a mental state …   English World dictionary

  • care — [[t]ke͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦ cares, caring, cared 1) VERB: no cont If you care about something, you feel that it is important and are concerned about it. [V about n] ...a company that cares about the environment. [V wh …   English dictionary

  • care — care1 W2S2 [keə US ker] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(looking after somebody)¦ 2 take care of somebody/something 3 take care 4¦(keeping something in good condition)¦ 5¦(carefulness)¦ 6 take care over/with something 7 in care 8¦(problem/worry)¦ 9 care of somebody …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • care — 1 verb (I, T) 1 OBJECTS/EVENTS to feel that something is important, so that you are interested in it, worried about it etc (+ about): The only thing he seems to care about is money. | care who/what/how etc: Don t you care what happens to them? |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • care*/*/*/ — [keə] noun I 1) [U] the effort that you make when you avoid making mistakes or causing harm The label on the box said ‘Handle with care .[/ex] He was choosing his words with great care.[/ex] 2) [U] the activity of looking after someone who needs… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • less — [[t]le̱s[/t]] ♦ (Less is often considered to be the comparative form of little.) 1) DET: DET n uncount You use less to indicate that there is a smaller amount of something than before or than average. You can use a little , a lot , a bit , far ,… …   English dictionary

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