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pound sand

To engage in pointless, menial efforts or labor. Used especially as an imperative to express disdain, contempt, or dismissal. I can't believe Sam told his teacher to go pound sand. Where does that kid get such attitude? Charles, why don't you pound sand instead of coming around here hassling me about my business?
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Cooke even had the players pounding sand as pre-season began.
They seem to offer needed revenue in the current fiscal drought, but in the end they leave us thirsty and pounding sand.