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lost cause

noun [C]  /ˈlɔst ˈkɔz/ us  
something that cannot be achieved: It rained all weekend, so painting the house was a lost cause.
Translations of “lost cause”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有希望的人(或事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有希望的人(或事)…
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