lead anywhere

idiom

: to be successful
used in negative statements
Our efforts to get more information didn't lead anywhere.

Examples of lead anywhere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Should the talks not lead anywhere, the fund might pursue a proxy fight, according to people familiar with the matter. Lauren Thomas, WSJ, 28 Dec. 2023 China did put forward several vague proposals and invited politically insignificant Palestinian and Israeli figures for talks in Beijing – but those efforts did not lead anywhere. Nectar Gan, CNN, 23 Oct. 2023 But that lack of direction could lead anywhere. Peter Abraham, BostonGlobe.com, 27 Aug. 2022 Purdue University has tested the new ground and has yet to find high levels of lead anywhere, Guerin said. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 17 Aug. 2022 However, the effort from Lummis and Gillibrand is seen in Washington as a starting point for a dialogue that won’t lead anywhere significant before next year. Jesse Hamilton and coindesk, Fortune, 7 June 2022 Analysts were skeptical the offer would lead anywhere, as were traders, with shares lingering well below the offer price. Brian Contreras, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2022 The tracks in the grass did not seem to lead anywhere. cleveland, 27 Aug. 2021 Domains will look like normal Web addresses, with dot-com or dot-net at the end, but most don’t actually lead anywhere and a number will show a 404 error. Washington Post, 15 July 2021

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“Lead anywhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20anywhere. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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