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
Simply moving around the ones working in hospitals at the moment would be like rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic.
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