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don't care

This page is about the collocation don't care

collocation pattern: verb + verb

Meaning

to not be upset or concerned about something

For example

  • I don't care if I lose my job. I don't like it anyway.

  • My wife gets upset when people insult me, but I don't care.

Note:
Also "don't mind" (see "don't mind (1)" in this collection)

Quick Quiz

I don't care if the computer can't be fixed. I

a. never use it

b. love to use it

c. use it all the time

Contributor: Matt Errey