One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Dislike or be impatient with.‘look at the reception he gave her—Andrew has no use for Mrs Jones’
- ‘And that is one form of weapon I have no use for, proof that I have not absorbed all of my father's teachings.’
- ‘And the odd bureaucrat who will speak his mind tells you why he has no use for journalists in his State.’
- ‘He then goes on to say: ‘Personally I have no use for them whatsoever.’’
- ‘Some conservatives I just have no use for at all.’
- ‘‘I have no use for a writer who directs my attention to himself and to his wit instead of the people he is interpreting,’ Jean-Luc Godard said in one of his early articles.’
- ‘If you find yourself in a different situation, it's entirely possible that you will have no use for my ramblings.’
- ‘It has made him many enemies in an Australian rugby establishment that now has no use for him.’
- ‘They have no use for deprecating comparisons of the city's ‘winter’ with much more chill conditions elsewhere in the State this winter.’
- ‘He has no use for the opinions people in Ontario may have, but continues to express the same disdain for the public that Mr Harris exhibited and apparently institutionalized.’
- ‘Today's political elite has no use for genuinely engaged and active citizens who actually want to shape their own lives and society at large.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.