be like rearranging (the) deckchairs on the Titanic

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be like rearranging (the) deckchairs on the Titanic

To be a task, activity, or course of action that will ultimately prove trivial or futile in its possible effect or outcome. You're giving the baby a bath before we eat spaghetti? That's like rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic.
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For people already drowning under the weight of motoring costs, cutting a penny or two off the price of a litre of fuel will help, but is like rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic - ultimately futile.
moment, is like rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic, and concentrate on the issue of collective
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