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Bump on a log

DEFINITION

(Old fashioned) Worthless; unhelpful; lazy. (Compare to Ne’er-do-good or Bum.)

  “I asked my son to help me clean the car, but he just sat in the living room like a bump on a log and didn’t help.”

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