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Meaning of “be pissing in the wind” in the English Dictionary

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be pissing in the wind

to be ​trying to do something when there is no ​hope of ​succeeding: You can ​try to ​change her ​mind if you like, but you'll be ​pissing in the ​wind.
(Definition of be pissing in the wind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be pissing in the wind”
in Chinese (Simplified) 浪费时间做不可能成功的事,白费心思…
in Chinese (Traditional) 浪費時間做不可能成功的事,白費心機…
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