go for naught

idiom

Definition of go for naught

old-fashioned, US
: to be unsuccessful : to not achieve what something was intended to do All our efforts went for naught.

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“Go for naught.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20for%20naught. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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