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not get anywhere

To make no progress at all; to be stuck or at an impasse. Look, we've been discussing this issue all day and we haven't gotten anywhere. Let's take a break and start again tomorrow. A: "How did the negotiations go today?" B: "We didn't get anywhere. I don't know how we're going to get this deal approved by the deadline."
See also: anywhere, get, not
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2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's an undeniable truth that most people in America are not getting anywhere near enough sleep.
He said: "The doctor said after a while 'We're not making any headway' or 'we're not getting anywhere, we'll have to move on', I think were her exact words.
I'm a girl of 12 and I try to eat the right foods and exercise daily, but I feel like I'm not getting anywhere.
Dear Coleen I'M a girl of 12 and I try to eat the right foods and exercise daily but I feel like I'm not getting anywhere.
He and his partner had been to the police who referred them to trading standards, but they were not getting anywhere.
She told the Sunday Mail: "I wrote the letter because I'm just not getting anywhere.
The rehab was the hardest part for me and it appears at some times you're not getting anywhere.
There are always times where you question yourself; 'I'm not getting anywhere, the work's drying up', and then somewhere out of the blue, something comes in and off you go again.
The last few years have been like a hamster on a wheel -- spinning and spinning and not getting anywhere,'' said Hastings, who at one point held up a toy that looked like the rodent.
Mr Hunt said before seeking help, he had been unable to secure permanent work for 14 months, applying for many jobs but not getting anywhere.
Stoitchkov, who is a former Barcelona star, reportedly decided to post a photo of him playing in front of thousands of fans to prove he had the better of them, as his back-and-forth debate with the trolls was not getting anywhere.
Unfortunately, the reality is that many people with a serious mental illness in Wales are not getting anywhere near this level of physical health care.
We are taking this step as we are not getting anywhere with the authorities," he said.
It got to a point where I was training really, really well and still not getting anywhere near playing.