give/care a sod

Definition of give/care a sod

British, informal + impolite

  1. :  to care at all about someone or something —used in negative statements I don't give/care a sod about what people say.

Word by Word Definitions

giveplay
  1. :  to make a present of

    :  to grant or bestow by formal action

    :  to accord or yield to another

  1. :  capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain :  flexibility

    :  the ability of a material to bend or stretch

careplay
  1. :  suffering of mind :  grief

    :  a disquieted state of mixed uncertainty, apprehension, and responsibility

    :  a cause for such anxiety

  1. :  to feel trouble or anxiety

    :  to feel interest or concern

    :  to give care

  1. :  turf

    :  the grass- and forb-covered surface of the ground

    :  one's native land

  1. :  to cover with sod or turfs

  1. :  bugger

  1. :  damn


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