couldn’t care less

couldn’t care less

Meaning:

  • total lack of interest in something
  • do not care at all
  • utterly indifferent to something

Example:

  1. I have heard that my ex is going through another break-up, but I couldn’t care less.
  2. The win was marred in controversy, but the jubilant fans couldn’t care less.
  3. Tom came up with his sob story, expecting me to show him sympathy, but I couldn’t care less.
  4. He couldn’t care less that his neighbours were moving. He was not on very good terms with them.
  5. When the star actress made an appearance, the security team tried to control the crowd; but they couldn’t care less and surged ahead to meet her.
  6. He knew that the company was closing down, but he couldn’t care less. He had already found a new job.
  7. I don’t know what’s bothering her now and I couldn’t care less. She’s always in a foul mood for no apparent reason.
  8. I know that extreme sports can be dangerous but I couldn’t care less. The thrill that I get out of it is more than worth it.

Origin:
The origin of the phrase is not clear.

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