phr. Dragging water with a bamboo basket -- achieving nothing.
phr. I watched a football match yesterday.
phr. A heavy rain has made all the work done for nothing.
phr. I would like to see Beijing Opera before I leave Beijing.
phr. The heavy rain last night flooded the streets.
phr. a fierce battle
phr. Start a fierce fight.
n. all in vain, futile
phr. the practice of wushu without doing basic training is a waste of time and energy
phr. A financial crisis has already swept the whole globe.
phr. comment on a football match
phr. be seriously sick
phr. There was a fearful fight here.
phr. A verbal battle was launched between the two sides.
phr. They were involved in a firefight with the rivals.