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.

(Übersetzung von “wild-goose chase” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)