Definition of fool's errand in English:

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fool's errand

noun

A task or activity that has no hope of success: he sent gullible freshmen on fool’s errands
More example sentences
  • I've never been a big person for fool's errands.
  • Well, you know, no government is beyond fool's errands.
  • Trying to pin the blame on any other individual is a fool's errand.
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