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English definition of “be pissing in the wind”

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be pissing in the wind

to be trying to do something when there is no hope of succeeding: You can try to change her mind if you like, but you'll be pissing in the wind.
Translations of “be pissing in the wind”
in Chinese (Traditional) 浪費時間做不可能成功的事,白費心機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浪费时间做不可能成功的事,白费心思…
(Definition of be pissing in the wind from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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