One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to indicate that one is not offended or adversely affected by something.‘‘I've not much appetite, I'm afraid.’ ‘No skin off my nose.’’
i don't care, i don't mind, i'm not bothered, it doesn't bother me, it doesn't matter to me, it's of no concern to me, it's of no importance to meView synonyms
- ‘When I say ‘it's no skin off my nose ‘, there is an immediate context that gives the expression more meaning.’
- ‘Half-joking, she notes ‘it's no skin off my nose’ if the film fails, as she's the support.’
- ‘I mean, it's no skin off my nose if Greenwald and screenwriter Ernest Thompson (On Golden Pond) wanted to go with such a formalist framework.’
- ‘I assumed the position of ‘I'll go look at it, cos it's no skin off my nose’ and went along early evening.’
- ‘I probably shouldn't comment because it's no skin off my nose if you undergrads want to gut your services in order to get $30 more beer money a term.’
- ‘Look, it's no skin off my nose - he's not after me, so I couldn't care less.’
- ‘But, finally, a word for the guys at the Met office - if your forecast does happen to be part of a conspiracy, it's no skin off my nose.’
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