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Today's Idiom = "A Lost Cause"






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A Lost Cause ( one will lose; it is impossible for that one to succeed; one has no chance to win; one should expect to lose; it will surely fail ... )

"A Lost Cause"



"A lost cause" is a thing which will fail.

Example: "My uncle Bob fails at everything he does. He is a lost cause."



Supporting "a lost cause" is a waste of time because "a lost cause" is a thing that cannot succeed.

Example: "I have given up helping him. He's a lost cause."



You are wasting your time working on "a lost cause" because it is something that cannot be fixed.

Example: "You should give up trying to fix that car. It is a lost cause."



The thing which is a lost cause does not have a chance to thrive and survive.

Example: "I ran for school president in the sixth grade, but it was a lost cause."

Example: "I can't believe he voted for that bill. It is a lost cause."





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