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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “save your breath”

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。
Falling silent and not speaking
(Definition of save your breath from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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