what's the good of

idiom

used to say that one does not think that something is helpful, useful, or worth doing
What's the good of working hard if your boss doesn't give you any credit for it?

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“What's the good of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%27s%20the%20good%20of. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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