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对牛弹琴 (對牛彈琴)

duì niú tán qín


  1. (lit.) to play the lute to a cow (idiom)
  2. (fig.) offering a treat to an unappreciative audience
  3. to have the wrong audience
  4. to waste good acts (on somebody)
  5. to cast pearls before a swine
  6. caviar to the general
  7. to preach to deaf ears
  8. to talk over (somebody's head)

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