Die Übersetzung von "wild-goose chase" - Englisch-Italienisch-Wörterbuch

wild-goose chase

noun uk /ˌwaɪldˈɡuːs ˌtʃeɪs/ us /ˌwɑɪldˈɡus ˌtʃeɪs/ informal

a search that is unsuccessful and a waste of time because the person or thing being searched for does not exist or is somewhere else

sforzo inutile
After two hours spent wandering in the snow, I realized we were on a wild-goose chase. Dopo due ore passate a girovagare nella neve, mi sono reso conto che stavamo facendo uno sforzo inutile.

(Die Übersetzung von "wild-goose chase" von Cambridge Englisch-Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)