tilt at windmills

tilt at windmills
tilt at windmills  {v. phr.},  {literary}
Сражаться с мнимым, воображаемым противником (Сервантес, "Дон Кихот").
John is a nice guy but when it comes to departmental meetings he wastes everybody's time by constantly tilting at windmills.
Категории: time {literary} {v. phr.}

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