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7 phrases found for the topic Usefulness

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Phrase: A necessary evil

Meaning: Something that you dislike, but that it seems necessary: Fines should not be a necessary evil in most cases. There should be other alternatives.

Date: 2015-07-24 23:08:22

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Phrase: Recharge your batteries

Meaning: Recover after resting, eating, drinking: We need to spend the night here to recharge our batteries.

Date: 2015-04-20 00:56:26

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Phrase: Come in handy (or useful)

Meaning: Be useful: This screwdriver may come in handy

Date: 2015-03-09 21:31:48

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Phrase: It is no use crying over spilt milk

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Phrase: Like getting blood from/out of a stone

Meaning: Useless, impossible to get: Asking Margaret for money is like getting blood out of a stone. She's very mean.

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Phrase: Not to be worth the paper it is written (or printed) on

Meaning: That is, when something has no value at all, or it is useless.

Example:
This contract is not worth the paper it is printed on because it is illegal.

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Phrase: Useless as nipples on a breastplate (or as teats on a boar hog)

Meaning: Completely useless

Sent by Tony Western

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