could/couldn't care less
Definition of could/couldn't care less
—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.
Word by Word Definitions
: past tense ofcan
: used in auxiliary function in the past , in the past conditional , and as an alternative to can suggesting less force or certainty or as a polite form in the present
: could not
: suffering of mind : grief
: a disquieted state of mixed uncertainty, apprehension, and responsibility
: a cause for such anxiety
: to feel trouble or anxiety
: to feel interest or concern
: to give care
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