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wild-goose chase

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  • nounhopeless case
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Synonyms for wild-goose chase

noun hopeless case
  • bootless errand
  • fool's errand
  • lost cause
  • merry chase
  • red herring
  • snipe hunt
  • vain attempt
  • waste of time
  • wasted effort
  • wasted labor

More words related to wild-goose chase

red herring

noun. misleading clue

search

noun. seeking to find something

searches

noun. seeking to find something
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