what of it?

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what of it?

Also, what's it to you? What does it matter? Also, how does it concern or interest you? For example, I know I don't need another coat but what of it?I like this one, or What's it to you how many hours I sleep at night? The first term, a synonym of so what, dates from the late 1500s; the second, another way of saying "mind your own business," dates from the early 1900s.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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