Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be pissing in the wind”

be pissing in the wind

to be trying to do something when there is no hope of succeeding
浪费时间做不可能成功的事,白费心思
You can try to change her mind if you like, but you'll be pissing in the wind.
你愿意的话可以试着让她改变主意,但你只会是浪费时间。
Delaying and wasting time
(Definition of be pissing in the wind from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “be pissing in the wind” in other dictionaries

Translations of “be pissing in the wind”

Word of the Day

see the light of day

When something sees the light of day, it appears for the first time.

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More