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be (as) dead as a/the dodo

informal
to not be important or popular any longer: Letter-writing is as dead as the dodo.
(Definition of be (as) dead as a/the dodo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be (as) dead as a/the dodo”
in Chinese (Simplified) 失势, 过时, 不再走红…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失勢, 過時, 不再走紅…
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