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dead loss

noun [S] uk   informal us  
an activity or process that is not at all effective or successful: Yesterday's meeting was a dead loss - nothing was decided. a person who is not successful or useful: I was a dead loss at languages at school. John was a dead loss - he just stood there and did nothing.
Traducciones de “dead loss”
en chino (tradicionál) 無用功,白費力, 廢物, 無用的人…
en chino (simplificado) 无用功,白费力, 废物, 无用之人…
(Definition of dead loss from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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