英語の日常的表現 – ‘Futile’

Futile

意味

何も有益な結果をもたらさないことを実行したり、大して重要でない事をすること

ex.

Conducting research and development for the new mini phone proved futile, as it failed in the market after it’s grand launch.

After a mile or so, the thief realized that his attempt to outrun the police was futile and he finally surrendered.

Practicing for my Math exam was futile as I couldn’t solve the paper in the examination.

When Amenda was discussing about her career plans, Mary’s futile comments began to annoy her.

Mother shouted at her son, “Don’t waste your time on futile activities, like talking on the phone with your friends before the exams.”

Expecting our bus to come on time is futile, as it is always late.

Investing in property now is futile, as prices are expected to drop in a few months.

Requesting the boss for a salary raise futile, as he is upset due to my long absenteeism at work.

Jack told Mary, “Giving you a call is futile, you never answer it, as you are always busy.”

Asking our neighbors to lower down the sound of their music system is futile, they always play it loud.

It’s futile pushing John to visit Gym, he is just growing like a sack of potatoes.


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