boondoggle - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "boondoggle" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

boondoggle / заниматься бессмысленным делом
[ˈbuːnˌdɒɡ.l̩]
[-ˌdɑː.ɡl̩]
Перевод
глагол
заниматься бессмысленным делом
boondoggle
Определения
имя существительное
work or activity that is wasteful or pointless but gives the appearance of having value.
writing off the cold fusion phenomenon as a boondoggle best buried in literature
глагол
waste money or time on unnecessary or questionable projects.
If people were actually aware of how they're being boondoggled , we might get somewhere.
Примеры
The supervisors' broadband/cable/phone proposal is a more straightforward boondoggle , involving massive new pipe laying during a sewer dig.
Time to name your favorite government boondoggle , the biggest waste of time and money, which gets your goat!
It's an absolute boondoggle , but I'm bringing it back.
We need to return to vigorously fighting the development of this pricey boondoggle .
Now hopelessly swamped in scandal and corruption, high taxes, firearms boondoggle , sponsorship scandal, etc, they are again using bribery as their last resort.
But guess whom they blame for the whole boondoggle ?
It has been said that governments are shadows cast by business over the people - so why are we surprised at the Liberal Party's boondoggle ?
He is a trusted member of the CEO brotherhood, and he never met a military boondoggle he wouldn't hug.
Yet all this saving, much of which goes into government bonds for boondoggle construction projects with a negative net return, is killing their economy.
Their license area continues to be under attack as a political or ethnic boondoggle .