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What does the phrase beat a dead horse mean?
It means that you should stop talking about the subject because it's useless and already been talked about enough. (A dead horse won't do anything for you, no matter how many times you beat it.)
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The first known uses of this were actually worded "flogging a dead horse". The English politician John Bright used the phrase in 1859 in the House of Commons, and later in… 1872 in reference to raising an issue in which Parliament seemed uninterested.
It's a useless action. (A dead horse won't pull your wagon no matter how much you beat him.)
This is something which would be said by someone who has done their very best at something. It is a statement to the effect that "this is the best I can do, I doubt you …can better it, but you're welcome to try".
no noise at all put to death
The idiom is "dead certainty". It means it's in the bag = this is a dead certainty = this is cinch
The "dead" of winter means the very middle, where everything seems cold and dead.
ang kabayo ay kinabayo ang isang kabayio
Flogging a dead horse?
The expression "dead ringer" means an exact physical likeness of one person to another.
It's a saying that was used to tell someone they are disowned or would never be seen or heard again. They choose to behave as if you were dead and they will never see you aga…in in their lifetime
when you keep going on and on about a point already made, it's not worth it. No matter how hard you beat on a dead horse, it's not going to get up.
It means don't keep drilling in your point when it is already understood. Such as not reminding people about something constantly.
'Don't beat a dead horse.' Is used as a metaphor to mean don't keep nagging on something that is done and over with.