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car·ry coals to new·cas·tle

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  1. carry coals to Newcastle(Verb)

    To do something that is unneeded or redundant.

  2. Origin: Newcastle upon Tyne (in Britain) was a major coal exporting city, so sending coal there would be pointless.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Carry Coals to Newcastle

    To do that which is altogether superfluous. It would be ridiculous to take coals to a place where they are found in abundance.

How to pronounce carry coals to newcastle?

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How to say carry coals to newcastle in sign language?

  1. carrycoalstonewcastle

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carry coals to newcastle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carry coals to newcastle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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