white elephant

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Something you have but useless
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The car that I brought was a white elephant as it is useless and I do not use it

Submitted on May 04, 2020

Additional definitions for 'white elephant':

white elephantAn albino elephant.
white elephantAn ornament etc that is unwanted or is a financial burden; an unprofitable investment.
White ElephantA useless object, an expensive but useless possession
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