• When you care to do something, you want to do something; be willing to do something.

  • To be interested in something; inclined to do something.

  • (Opposite) To NOT care to do something means that you do not want to do something; have no need of something; have no wish to do something.

1. Mr. President, would you care to comment on the recent issue on racism?

2. I don’t really care to see James right now.

3. Would you care to join me for a drink tomorrow night?

4. I don’t care for compliments at a time like this!

 

don’t care, don’t give a damn, could care less, emotionless, flat, have no need of something, have no wish to do something, have no use for, indifferent, unaffiliated, unattached, uncommitted, unconcerned, uninvolved

Turn the other cheek

To turn the other cheek means to ignore abuse or insult. To respond meekly or mildly to insult or injury without retaliating. To refrain from retaliating when one has been attacked or insulted. 1. Elizabeth just turned the other cheek when her mother criticized her...

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Lay your cards on the table

To lay your cards on the table means to speak honestly and openly about your feelings and intentions. To be completely open and honest in declaring one's resources, intentions, or attitude. To truthfully explain what you know or think. 1. It was time to lay my cards...

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