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Old August 06, 2009, 06:41 PM
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Arrow No hay nada que rascar

In English?
After trying to get something from somebody, after insisting on something and you realize there is nothing to do, you say.
No hay nada que rascar. (all context)
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Old August 06, 2009, 07:22 PM
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Hmm well not sure about this one. Maybe:

' Oh well we gave it our best shot' ?
' There' s nothing left to do'

Or alternatively:

'We went the whole nine yards, but nothing worked/ to no avail'
(Something to this effect).
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There's nothing left to do.
There's no way to convince him/her/them.
They're not going to change their mind.
There is nothing more we can do.
We have no more options.
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