give someone the time of day

give someone the time of day
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  • give someone the time of day — [usu. with negative] be pleasantly polite or friendly to someone I wouldn t give him the time of day if I could help it * * * give (someone) the time of day chiefly US informal : to pay attention to someone usually used in negative statements No… …   Useful english dictionary

  • give someone the time of day — (not) give (someone) the time of day informal to refuse to speak to someone because you do not like them or because you think you are better than them. He s so arrogant, he won t even give you the time of day …   New idioms dictionary

  • not give someone the time of day — ◇ If you do not give someone the time of day, you do not give that person any attention or help. I asked them for directions, but they wouldn t give me the time of day. • • • Main Entry: ↑time …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give someone the time of day — not give (someone) the time of day to feel unfriendly toward someone. After the way Phyllis talked about me, I wouldn t give her the time of day. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of the time of day (= the time shown on a clock) …   New idioms dictionary

  • not give someone the time of day — (not) give (someone) the time of day informal to refuse to speak to someone because you do not like them or because you think you are better than them. He s so arrogant, he won t even give you the time of day …   New idioms dictionary

  • give the time of day — give (someone) the time of day chiefly US informal : to pay attention to someone usually used in negative statements No one would give us the time of day. I needed their help, but they wouldn t give me the time of day. • • • Main Entry: ↑day …   Useful english dictionary

  • not give somebody the time of day — verb to ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone probably because you think they are not good enough to talk to you or they really annoy you I think Ive really annoyed him this time he wont even give me the time… …   Wiktionary

  • not to give one the time of day — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To dislike someone strongly enough so as to totally ignore him. * /Sue wouldn t give Helen the time of day./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not to give one the time of day — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To dislike someone strongly enough so as to totally ignore him. * /Sue wouldn t give Helen the time of day./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not\ to\ give\ one\ the\ time\ of\ day — v. phr. slang informal To dislike someone strongly enough so as to totally ignore him. Sue wouldn t give Helen the time of day …   Словарь американских идиом

  • not give smb the time of day — dislike someone so strongly that you totally ignore them I hate her and would never even give her the time of day …   Idioms and examples


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