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Example sentences from the Web for fruitless
It’s especially concerning because of other possible threats the country faces with Covid-19 — particularly the potential rise of new variants, which could shape-shift to evade immunity, rendering our efforts so far fruitless.
For businesses big and small, going up against Amazon feels like a fruitless endeavor – a David and Goliath scenario.In the story of David and Goliath, be David: How to Amazon-proof your business|Sponsored Content: Exults|March 16, 2021|Search Engine Land
Work in other labs has similarly shown that attempting to predict plateaus in the epidemic curve over the long term is just as fruitless.The Hard Lessons of Modeling the Coronavirus Pandemic|Jordana Cepelewicz|January 28, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Going into 2021, the idea of New Year’s resolutions can seem fruitless.
Several more fruitless rounds of talks to settle an official border have taken place.
The site runs tremendously slowly, and its attempts to interact with members through a messaging platform have proven fruitless.
The latter had had a lovely if fruitless game, running rings around the U.S. defense but failing, repeatedly, to score.Team USA Goes Down Swinging in 2-1 World Cup Loss to Belgium|Tunku Varadarajan|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"My pre-emptive action of hand shaking was fruitless," Hatami said, explaining the kiss.The Kiss That Sent Iran Crazy and an Actress to Be Flogged in Public|IranWire|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My search was fruitless, and after a while I gave it up and came back to find Mr. Wilde squatting on his high chair by the table.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The effort proved fruitless, with the locals alleging they had not seen or heard a thing.
His search has always hitherto been fruitless, and he has sunk back, disheartened, into the sea.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Our progress became monotonous, a succession of fruitless attempts to advance; hopeless, like wandering in a subtle maze.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
After this, I made several attempts to give her the Small-pox by inoculation, but they all proved fruitless.
Nothing could be more simple, more just, more useful; but his efforts were fruitless.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Abercrombie, finding the attack fruitless, ordered a retreat after a contest of near four hours.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell