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can't be bothered

Unwilling or disinclined to make the effort necessary to do or accomplish something. (Used in the present and past tenses almost interchangeably.) More...

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can't be bothered — Unwilling or disinclined to make the effort necessary to do or accomplish something. (Used in the present and past tenses almost interchangeably.)
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Can't be bothered

If you say that you can't be bothered to do something, you mean that you are not going to do it because you think it is unnecessary or because you are too lazy.
I just can't be bothered to look after the house.
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can't be bothered — Unwilling or disinclined to make the effort necessary to do or accomplish something. (Used in the present and past tenses almost interchangeably.)
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They must have known before they went there that there was a safe in the premises and they no doubt would not have bothered to carry out the robbery at all had they not been assured, somehow, that money was kept in the safe and a significant amount of money.
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