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beat a dead horse


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  • v. To persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.


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  • powersurfers Nice! Is that the first usage of the term ?

    February 23, 2012

  • When persuasion has run its full course,
    And no one will budge, short of force,
    If you still carry on
    Knowing hope is all gone,
    Then you may as well beat a dead horse.
    Robert Holland, Feb 23, 2012.

    February 23, 2012