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white elephant

noun [C]
 
 
something that costs a lot of money but has no useful purpose: The stadium is likely to become a white elephant after the championships are over.
Translations of “white elephant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 昂貴而無用的東西…
in Chinese (Simplified) 昂贵且无用的东西…
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