Definition of preach to the choir (or the converted) in US English:

preach to the choir (or the converted)

phrase

  • Advocate something to people who already share one's convictions about its merits or importance.

    • ‘Tell any mother who is either working or wants to get back into paid work after having a child that it is difficult finding affordable childcare, and you are already preaching to the converted.’
    • ‘You're preaching to the converted over here, my friend.’
    • ‘The problem is more than just preaching to the converted.’
    • ‘Thursday's summit attracted an audience of around 100 young farmers and industry insiders and it was a case of preaching to the converted for many delegates.’
    • ‘I guess we're sort of preaching to the converted already.’
    • ‘We were preaching to the choir, but it was good, catty fun.’
    • ‘If you like this kind of stuff, then I'm already preaching to the converted.’
    • ‘If you already have parts 1-4 of this series, then I am already preaching to the converted.’
    • ‘Is this success because he's been preaching to the converted?’
    • ‘I believe this is what is known as " preaching to the choir"?’
    • ‘I know that I'm probably preaching to the converted, but, even if you're don't listen to it, a community-based radio station is an essential part of Canberra's culture.’
    • ‘Spoken word records covering social and political issues can be a bit of a dicey situation since they usually don't hold up past the first listen and they hardly sell because they're already preaching to the converted.’