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[often in imperative] Not bother to say something because it is pointless.
- ‘You're better saving your breath for the wedding speech because right now I'm not listening to any of your words!’
- ‘These worthy protesters could have saved their breath.’
- ‘After months of writing to my elected officials I feel a whole lot better supporting this project and saving my breath.’
- ‘I may as well have saved my breath, as everyone is acting like it's next month.’
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