sell snow to the Eskimos

{v. phr.} To sell something to people who already have a large quantity of the same or similar goods. * /My Alaskan friend said, "One of the hottest businesses in Alaska is refrigeration. You could say that I, as a refrigerator expert, am selling snow to the Eskimos."/ See: CARRY COALS TO NEWCASTLE.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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