They dress nearly identical to the students I teach in New York, watch the same media, and see politics at home as a lost cause.
A gorgeous, glistening rendition of “lost cause” came next, and the airy Morning Phase standout “Blue Moon” ended the sequence.
Arguing facts once a perception has taken hold is probably a lost cause.
Because we gave it our stamp of approval, it will be considered ours—even though we knew it was a lost cause.
With an addiction to methamphetamines and multiple arrests, Tom Sizemore's career seemed like a lost cause.
His loyalty to a lost cause must be allowed to weigh in the scale against his earlier double-dealing.
I have acknowledged a hundred times that I belong to a lost cause.
He gave up the fingernail as a lost cause, and begged the moral dilemma to go away a while.
But with them then it was a "lost cause," and through no fault of their own.
Anyhow, I suppose they tolerate him because, after all, they tolerate anybody who tries to keep alive a lost cause.
A hopeless or worthless pursuit; a person or thing that can no longer hope to succeed or be changed for the better: tried to reform her, but she is a lost cause