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Difference between Don’t even think of it and Don’t give it a thought

don’t even think of it—don’t even let such an idea occur to you; don’t even consider such a possibility:

  • With high summer temperatures, you’ll need to be drinking water constantly. Drugs: Don’t even think of it.

don’t give it a thought—(also: don’t give it a second thought)

1. let that not worry you:

  • I was eating regular food within five days after surgery. So, don’t give it a thought!

2. is used to indicate that thanks are unnecessary:

  • “Thank you very much for all your help!” “Please don’t give it a thought!”

3. is used as a polite way of accepting apology:

  • “I’m sorry that I treated you mean today.” “Oh, don’t give it a thought.”