Tilt at Windmills 1100 Words You Need Week 10 Day 4

Tilt at Windmills 1100 Words

Tilt at Windmills 1100 Words

Attack imaginary enemies, with allusion to the story of Don Quixote, tilting at windmills, believing they were giants, to waste time and energy attacking an unreal or imaginary enemy:

The vice president told the committee, “We are really on your side, and if you fight us, you will be tilting at windmills.”

French: inclinaison à moulins à vent

Farsi: با دشمنی فرضی جنگیدن، آب در هاون کوبیدن

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