English version

save your breath

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsave your breathsave your breathspokenCHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENT# used to tell someone that it is not worth saying anything, because nothing they say will make any difference to the situation I tried to explain, but she told me to save my breath. save
Examples from the Corpus
save your breathShe might as well have saved her breath.He might as well have saved his breath - a sea of green benches confronted the Ulster members.You can save your breath, Fiver.
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