could/couldn't care less

idiom

informal
used to indicate that one is not at all concerned about or interested in something
He says he couldn't care less if he gets fired.
I could care less what happens.

Examples of could/couldn't care less in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gomes could care less if this is a bit confusing at times. Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 May 2024 Blitz Bazawule could care less about The Color Purple’s recent award nominations. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 25 Dec. 2023 Thankfully, the complicated state and federal legal system that’s produced multiple investigations of and cases against Trump could care less about the needs of CNN or The Times, much less TikTok. Lorraine Ali, Los Angeles Times, 2 Aug. 2023 The hunch here is that Payton could care less about making the Jets' – or anybody’s – bulletin board. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, 27 July 2023 For the five-star friend, find somewhere with a pool or a spa and for the friend who couldn't care less about the hotel, find somewhere in a perfect location for exploring your destination. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 25 July 2023 The debate rages on over the 8-game conference schedule vs. the 9-game conference schedule, and Smart could care less. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 30 May 2023 Personally, his audience — Drax (Dave Bautista), Mantis (Pom Klementieff) and Nebula (Karen Gillian) — could care less about yuletide affectations. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 23 Nov. 2022 The Tercel is going to be just perfect for umpteen thousands of buyers who are looking for small and cheap and economy and couldn't care less about anything else. Don Sherman, Car and Driver, 22 Feb. 2023

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“Could/couldn't care less.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/could%2Fcouldn%27t%20care%20less. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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