have no use for

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have no use for

  1. Not require something, as in I don't smoke, so I have no use for a lighter. [c. 1600]

  2. Dislike something or someone, as in I have no use for people who won't answer letters. [Second half of 1800s]

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