Wild-goose chase

What is Wild-goose chase?

Wild-goose chase definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a wild or absurd search for something nonexistent or unobtainable: a wild-goose chase looking for a building long demolished.
any senseless pursuit of an object or end; a hopeless enterprise: Her scheme of being a movie star is a wild-goose chase.


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