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For the birds


Useless. Suggests that anything that is valued by birds, cannot be of much value to us. Also, leftover food that is not valuable for human consumption can be given to the birds. (Compare to For naught.)

“He doesn’t know how to bake bread, he is totally for the birds in my bakery.”

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