English version

not lift a finger (to do something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot lift a finger (to do something)not lift a finger (to do something)informalHELP to do nothing to help He never lifted a finger to help me with the kids. lift
Examples from the Corpus
not lift a finger (to do something)The Government are not lifting a finger to help the economy of Renfrewshire.King Charles did not lift a finger to save her.
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