whistle in the wind

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To attempt something that is futile; to say something that is not heeded.
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hey are expending more and more effort on trying to get right something that cannot, and should not, be done in the first place. Endless exhortations to "do it better" are, to put it politely, whistling in the wind.

Submitted on January 20, 2019

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हवा में सीटी

바람에 휘파람

assobiar ao vento

свист на ветру

గాలిలో విజిల్

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