piss in the wind

piss in the wind
to do something futile, make a doomed attempt. A vulgar version of such collo-quialisms as 'whistle in the wind/dark'.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • piss in the wind — do something that is ineffective or a waste of time …   Useful english dictionary

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