Translation of "save your breath" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

save your breath

informal

used to say that it is not worth talking to someone because they will not listen to you

不值得浪费口舌;不必对牛弹琴
I don't know why I bother speaking to him - I might as well save my breath. 我不知道为什么要费口舌和他说话——最好还是不要对牛弹琴。

(Translation of “save your breath” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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