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carry/take coals to Newcastle

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to supply something to a place or person that already has a lot of that particular thing: Exporting pine to Scandinavia seems like carrying coals to Newcastle.
Traducciones de “carry/take coals to Newcastle”
en chino (tradicionál) 多此一舉, 徒勞無功…
en chino (simplificado) 多此一举, 徒劳无功…
(Definition of carry/take coals to Newcastle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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