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English definition of “it's no use (doing something)”

it's no use (doing something)

(also there's no use (doing something))
the thing someone tries cannot be or was not successful: People tried to stop her, but it was no use. There's no use asking me about it, because I don't know anything.
(Definition of it's no use (doing something) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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