in circles

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Definition of in circles

: along the same path or course We've been driving in circles for hours! We've been trying to decide how to improve the system, but we just keep going around in circles and not making any progress.

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“In circles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20circles. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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