French translation of 'white elephant'
éléphant m blanc,
projet m inutile et coûteux
⇒ It's a white elephant.
C'est un éléphant blanc.,
C'est un projet inutile et coûteux.
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`They're a white elephant , and government will be delighted that we're providing employment.Seize the Reckless Wind
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"'Just that it's been a sort of white elephant to her ever since her father died.Thy Brother Death
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Translation of white elephant from the Collins English to French Dictionary