To engage in pointless, menial efforts or labor. Used especially as an imperative to express disdain, contempt, or dismissal.
I can’t believe Sam told his teacher to go pound sand. Where does that kid get such attitude?
Charles, why don’t you pound sand instead of coming around here hassling me about my business?
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘pound sand’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘pound sand’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.