phraseinformal mainly British
It does not matter.
- ‘come and see me any time—it makes no odds to me!’
- ‘I try not to eavesdrop but it makes no odds anyway - his conversation is peppered with indecipherable tycoon-speak references to share prices and dotcoms.’
- ‘You can make all the money in the world available, but it makes no odds if you haven't got the talent.’
- ‘Creels or computers, it makes no odds: just different endings to the same old song.’
- ‘If it succeeds, some remedy is required, and it makes no odds at all whether or not the externality ‘belongs to society’.’
From an earlier use of odds in the sense ‘difference in advantage or effect’.
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