what's the good of
Definition of what's the good of
—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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: used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter
: often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood
: in what respect : how
: used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter
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