give a damn v.
to care; usu. in a negative sense, e.g. who gives a damn? or like I give a damn.
|Rome Haul 109: Who gives a dang!|
|Pal Joey 92: Does he give a damn if I am the only one who can operate the radio.|
|Savage Night (1991) 138: Go ahead and see if I give a dang.|
|Homeboy 166: [She] could no more pronounce the name of the province pasted on the Army telegram [...] than give a damn.|
|Indep. Rev. 9 July 15: It all seems [...] so much harder to give a damn about, than before.|