no use, it's(redirected from it's no use to man)
it's no use
It is hopeless; there is no chance of this being successful. It's no use, I just can't figure out what's wrong with the car. A: "Come on, keep trying." B: "Oh, it's no use. I'll never be able to ride a bicicyle!"
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no use, it's
1. It's impossible; it can't succeed. For example, It's no use; these pieces just don't fit. [c. 1800]
2. Also, it's no use to man or beast. It's worthless, it serves no purpose, as in This car is so old it's no use to man or beast. Also see have no use for.
See also: no
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