get nowhere

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Definition of get nowhere

1 : to have no success at all in doing something : to make no progress I have gotten nowhere with my research. My research is getting nowhere.
2 : to not help (someone) at all : to not make a situation any better for (someone) Arguing will get us nowhere.

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“Get nowhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20nowhere. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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