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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
Translations of “save your breath”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不值得浪費唇舌、花費力氣, 不必對牛彈琴…
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