preach to the converted

idiom

Definition of preach to the converted

: to speak for or against something to people who already agree with one's opinions The speeches he makes to his supporters won't win him any more votes. He's just preaching to the converted.

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“Preach to the converted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preach%20to%20the%20converted. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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