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English definition of “for all the difference sth makes”

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for all the difference sth makes

although you know that what you are doing will not change the situation: Well, you could try apologizing to her - for all the difference it will make.
Translations of “for all the difference sth makes”
in Chinese (Traditional) 表示雖然知道所做的事情改變不了情況…
in Chinese (Simplified) 表示虽然知道所做的是无用功…
(Definition of for all the difference sth makes from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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