About as useful as a chocolate teapot - Someone or something that is of no practical use is about as useful as a chocolate teapot.
As much use as a chocolate fire-guard - A fire-guard is used in front of a fireplace for safety. A chocolate fire-guard is of no use. An alternative to 'As much use as a chocolate teapot'.
As much use as a chocolate teapot - Something that is as much use as a chocolate teapot is not useful at all.
As much use as a handbrake on a canoe - This idiom is used to describe someone or something as worthless or pointless.
It's no use crying over spilt milk - This idiom means that getting upset after something has gone wrong is pointless; it can't be changed so it should be accepted.
Neither use nor ornament - Something that serves no purpose and is not aesthetically pleasing is neither use nor ornament.
No use to man or beast - If something or someone is no use to man or beast, they it or they are utterly useless.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. usen, F. user, to use, use up, wear out, LL. usare, to use, from L. uti, p. p. usus, to use, OL. oeti, oesus,; of uncertain origin. Cf. Utility
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
If not used to inclose the whole grounds, it should at least inclose the part used for gardening.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
For begonia rex, use crimson flock; for the rubra, use glaucous flock; and for the palmata, use brown flock.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
Used chiefly for railway ties, telegraph poles, and fence posts, but well suited for a great variety of uses.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
FACE.= In some commands it is customary to use one method while in other commands another is used.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
This, of course, dealt only with the beverage use of alcoholics.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
Yet I have often seen coloured spirit of wine used in thermometers.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
Even the sawdust is made use of in the manufacture of wood alcohol, which has an important use as fuel.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
Once they did use it, and thought it needful or useful.
"Select Temperance Tracts" by American Tract Society
Used on farms before the hand centrifugal separator came into wide use.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
To be wise is the use of wisdom, as seeing is the use of eyes and well-speaking the use of eloquence.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
It's no use
Mother dear, I
can't finish my
"Blame Aphrodite" by Sappho
Good-bye, good-bye, kind people,
And all I leave behind,
To girls that used to kiss me,
To one was never kind.
"The New Recruit" by Katharine Tynan
"I fear I cannot please," he said,
"The only songs I know
Are those my mother used to sing
To me long years ago."
"Mother's Songs" by Frank Barbour Coffin
All the goods that eche possest
Of bodye, goodes, or mynde
Were employde to other's use
As eche by profe did fynde:
"The Faire Amarillis" by Edward Dyer
And what if I should be kind?
And though you should be true?
The old love could never, never
Love on as it used to do.
"The Answer" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
'Tis Discontent that gains the prize
In every useful art;
Although it brings us tearful eyes
And restlessness of heart;
"Discontent" by Jared Barhite
First of all, the word I used was the wrong word to use.
If you'd like useful software for your practice that's inexpensive or even free, then there are several programs I use in my office that you've got to hear about.
Van Wagner said some known carcinogens are on the market but used discreetly and many less potent pesticides with carcinogenic properties are in use.
He says he'll use RFID technology, which is now used for inventory, at the checkout.
I used Ash because it is a durable wood commonly used for making tool handles.
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GoGrid expands its portfolio of infrastructure-as-a-service offerings with the latest Hosted Private Cloud, which lets customers run applications in a public cloud environment that uses hardware dedicated to their use.
Fair Use Ain't As Fair As It Used To Be.
Data from this interlab study will be used to prepare a Precision Statement for a new standard using this type hardness tester for aluminum.
I even have the old recipe card my mom used to use.
I'm using it lot more as the sweet element in my cooking, using it in marinades, adding it to preserves and generally looking to it as an alternative to sugars.
When automation uses human characteristics, patients — especially younger ones — trust that information more than tools that use only text, says a new study.
Babies exposed in the womb to a commonly used insecticide have brain abnormalities after birth, according to a study that looked at children born before the US limited the chemical's use.
Do you think the Obama campaign is using the issue of race in the election, or has been staying away from that as an issue IF YES: Has it been using it appropriately or inappropriately .
For part 4 of Theorem 1, we can use the same Boolean function that we used for part 3, and use the same choice of W and H .
Balanced Boolean functions that can be evaluated so that every input bit is unlikely to be read
Fig. 3(c) uses the “standard” quadrupole transition operator, assuming harmonic oscillator single-particle states; Fig. 3(d) uses a “consistent” quadrupole transition operator, the same ˜Q used in the Hamiltonian.
Collective behavior in random interaction
The spectra were ﬁt using the same MARCS stellar atmosphere models used in Paper I, using a similar technique.
Bringing VY Canis Majoris Down to Size: An Improved Determination of Its Effective Tempeature
To consider its quadratic expansion around a supersymmetric conﬁguration, it is useful to use a notation analogous to the one used for standard N = 1 four-dimensional theories.
Deformations of calibrated D-branes in flux generalized complex manifolds
Remark. 1) This is the “main” place we use Ax V,VI; it seems that we use it rarely, e.g., in 2.12 which is not used later.
Abstract elementary classes near aleph_1