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    damn for dead??????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Hi..
    What is the meaning of this senence:
    Don't give a damn for the dead!.

    and why we didn't say : Don't give a damn to the dead.

    very best wishes

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    Re: damn for dead??????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mhd shaher View Post
    Hi..
    What is the meaning of this senence:
    Don't give a damn for the dead!.

    and why we didn't say : Don't give a damn to the dead.

    very best wishes
    Dear Mhd shaher:

    I'm not sure what the sentence means, but the expression 'don't give a damn for' can mean 'don't give a damn about'; 'don't care at all about'.

    I hope this is helpful,

    Petra

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    Re: damn for dead??????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    That is really what i sought..
    it really means : don't care about..
    it is colloq.
    Thank you very much sir...

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