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Meaning of “square the circle” in the English Dictionary

"square the circle" in British English

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square the circle

If you ​try to square the ​circle, you ​try to do something that is very ​difficult or ​impossible.
(Definition of square the circle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “square the circle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 试图做非常困难(或不可能)的事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 試圖做非常困難(或不可能)的事…
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