Translation of "flog a dead horse" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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flog a dead horse

UK informal US informal beat a dead horse

to waste effort on something when there is no chance of succeeding

He keeps trying to get it published but I think he's flogging a dead horse. 他一个劲儿地想将其出版,但我认为他在白费力气。

(Translation of “flog a dead horse” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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