(something) will get (someone) nowhere

(something) will get (someone) nowhere

Something, typically a certain behavior, will not help someone progress or succeed in any way. Look, we can sit here arguing over who screwed up all day long, but pointing fingers at each other will get us nowhere. Being the teacher's pet will get you nowhere when the midterm exam rolls around. Complaining about the rain will get you guys nowhere. Just brainstorm and come up with indoor activities to do.
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