not give (someone) the time of day

idiom

: to not give (someone) any attention or help
I asked them for directions, but they wouldn't give me the time of day.

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“Not give (someone) the time of day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20give%20%28someone%29%20the%20time%20of%20day. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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