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For example: "I never minded about not getting paid for it". Does this sentence sound fine or should it be "I never cared about.."?

  • The second is better. The first is not necessarily wrong. And one suspects that you could do better. – Hot Licks Apr 3 '15 at 12:14
  • "I never minded that..." is more common, I think. – keshlam Apr 3 '15 at 12:38
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Google Ngrams shows that never minded about is not uncommon, but never minded that and never cared that are far more common. never minded that is the most common, and has practically always been so.

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The sentence is fine and can be found as shown by this search at Google Books

"never minded about" about 2,750 results

in writers from George Eliot to Joanna Trollope.

Middlemarch (Illustrated): George Eliot

... Dodo never minded about precedence if she could have her own way.

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