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watch paint dry

informal humorous
used to refer to an activity that you consider extremely boring: "So you don't want to watch the football?" "To be honest, I would rather watch paint dry."
Translations of “watch paint dry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 閒著看油漆變乾(表示某事很無聊)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闲看油漆变干(表示某事很无聊)…
(Definition of watch paint dry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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