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go nowhere (fast)

To ultimately yield or achieve no useful, beneficial, or successful result or outcome. This meeting is going nowhere fast. We've been here for over two hours now and haven't even been able to come up with a name for our product! It appears that talks between Democrats and Republicans on a compromised spending bill are going nowhere.
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A QUICK service Argos delivery van was going nowhere fast when it got stuck on top of a wall.
The normal statements and denunciations will not fly this time, and this scandal is going nowhere fast.
Even if they did though, it's not clear why the US would suddenly turn on the YPG, a faction that's actually winning fights against ISIL and gaining territory, in all honesty, going nowhere fast.
United were in a bad way, going nowhere fast, anchored in the mediocrity of Division Two's hinterlands.
when I realised the Moseley Road traffic through Balsall Heath was going nowhere fast.
Mitsubishi, Mazda, Mini, mighty Mercedes too, Going nowhere fast today, held up in a queue.
I'"I've held meetings and mediated in an effort to resolve this but it seems we are going nowhere fast.
But the goal also marked an impressive new turn in a career that had looked to be going nowhere fast after the 22-year-old was snubbed by a host of clubs in his native North West.
LAST week at Newton Abbot, Bargoed's Bernard Llewellyn ran two horses, Going Nowhere Fast and Rime Avec Gentil, in the selling handicap hurdle.
Here 7DAYS takes a look at who's made that vital move up the standings, and who's going nowhere fast after last weekend's Italian Open.
Releasing the hand brake for the TEC transmission may seem simple, but leave out a step and you're going nowhere fast.
President Obama's proposed $447 billion American Jobs Act appears to be going nowhere fast, but the strange politics of Capitol Hill could mean that portions of the legislation will survive.
Reina, speaking in his new autobiography, said: "I went from elation one minute to depression the next as the realisation dawned that Liverpool were going nowhere fast.
New Jersey Devils center Jason Arnott is a free-agent after this season, and with the Devils currently going nowhere fast, he's presumably one player that could be had for the right price.
One car with rear-wheel drive was spinning like a top, and a Blood Transfusion Service van was similarly going nowhere fast.