give a darn

idiom
variants: or less commonly care a darn

Definition of give a darn

chiefly US, informal
: to care at all about someone or something used in negative statementsI don't give a darn what people say about me.

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“Give a darn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20a%20darn. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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