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(Being) the patron saint of lost causes

Submitted by QuothTheRavenclaw on Tue, 26/04/2016 - 03:49

Idiomatic translations of "(Being) the patron saint ..."

Italian
(fare/essere) l'avvocato delle cause perse
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Meanings of "(Being) the patron saint ..."

English

(He/She) is the patron saint of lost causes - A lawyer is a professional at this but many people on their own through empathy, sympathy, take up for 'underdogs' knowing that they may or will lose. Underdogs are those perceived to be or become losers.
Patron saints of lost causes: St Judas Thaddeus in the Catholic Church. St Bartholomew is in the Armenian Apostolic Church.

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