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    Someone has done a lot of good and unnecessary work

    Hello.
    Suppose someone has done a lot of good work but the work is useful to noone. Nobody takes advantage of the work.
    Could I say "Someone has done a lot of good and unnecessary work" or "Someone has laboured in vain".
    What is your opinion?
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    Re: Someone has done a lot of good and unnecessary work

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    Hello.
    Suppose someone has done a lot of good work but the work is useful to NO ONE. Nobody takes advantage of the work.
    Could I say "Someone has done a lot of good and unnecessary work" or "Someone has laboured in vain".
    What is your opinion?
    .
    "Someone has labored in vain" is a common enough expression.

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