what's the use

idiom

used to say that it would not be useful to do something
"You should talk to her." "What's the use? She's not going to change her mind."
often + of
What's the use of trying? It won't help.

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“What's the use.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%27s%20the%20use. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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