outlive one's usefulness

idiom

: to still exist but no longer serve an end or purpose
The law has outlived its usefulness.

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outlive one's usefulness

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“Outlive one's usefulness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outlive%20one%27s%20usefulness. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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