be (of) no use Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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be (of) no use

B2 to not be ​useful, ​helpful, or ​possible: His ​adviceturned out to be no use at all. There is no use (in) arguing any more. It is no use ​trying (= there is no ​purpose in ​trying) to ​escape - no one ​ever gets out of here. It's no use (= I cannot ​succeed) - I just can't get this ​lid off.
(Definition of be (of) no use from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be (of) no use”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有用, 没有帮助, 不可能…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有用, 沒有幫助, 不可能…
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