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English definition of “be (of) no use”

be (of) no use

B2 to not be useful , helpful , or possible : His advice turned out to be no use at all. There is no use (in) argu ing any more. It is no use try ing (= 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.Using and misusing
(Definition of be (of) no use from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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