it makes no odds

it makes no odds
it makes no ˈodds idiom
(informal, especially BrE) used to say that sth is not important

It makes no odds to me whether you go or stay.

Main entry:oddsidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • it makes no odds — ► it makes no odds informal, chiefly Brit. it does not matter. Main Entry: ↑odds …   English terms dictionary

  • it makes no odds informal, — it makes no odds informal, chiefly Brit. it does not matter. [from an earlier use of odds in the sense difference in advantage or effect .] → oddments …   English new terms dictionary

  • odds — S3 [ɔdz US a:dz] n [plural] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(probability)¦ 2¦(difficulties)¦ 3 be at odds 4¦(horse racing etc)¦ 5 it makes no odds 6 pay over the odds ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(PROBABILITY)¦ the odds how lik …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • odds — ► PLURAL NOUN 1) the ratio between the amounts staked by the parties to a bet, based on the expected probability either way. 2) (the odds) the chances of something happening or being the case. 3) (the odds) the balance of advantage; superiority… …   English terms dictionary

  • odds — noun (plural) 1 PROBABILITY how likely it is that something will or will not happen, especially when this can be stated in numbers: If you are male, the odds are about 1 in 12 of being colour blind. | the odds are (that) (=it is likely): Invest… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • odds */*/ — UK [ɒdz] / US [ɑdz] noun [plural] 1) the chances of something happening the odds of doing something: The odds of getting hit by a falling satellite are very small. (the) odds are (that) (= it is likely that): The odds are they won t succeed. the… …   English dictionary

  • odds — n.pl. 1 the ratio between the amounts staked by the parties to a bet, based on the expected probability either way. 2 the chances or balance of probability in favour of or against some result (the odds are against it; the odds are that it will… …   Useful english dictionary

  • odds — plural noun 1》 the ratio between the amounts staked by the parties to a bet, based on the expected probability either way. 2》 (the odds) the chances of something happening or being the case. 3》 (the odds) the balance of advantage; superiority in… …   English new terms dictionary

  • odds-mak|er — «ODZ MAY kuhr», noun. a person who makes a business of establishing the odds for betting, especially in a sporting event: »The professional odds makers have established the slugging [prizefighter] a 13 5 favorite to retain his crown (New York… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Odds — For the alternative rock band, see Odds (band). Odds against redirects here. For the 1966 documentary film, see The Odds Against. The odds in favor of an event or a proposition are expressed as the ratio of a pair of integers, which is the ratio… …   Wikipedia

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