get nowhere fast

get nowhere fast

To make little or slow progress. All right, we're getting nowhere fast. After two hours, we still 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 getting nowhere fast.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get nowhere fast

Fig. not to make progress; to get nowhere. I can't seem to make any progress. No matter what I do, I'm just getting nowhere fast. Come on. Speed up this car. We're getting nowhere fast.
See also: fast, get, nowhere
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

get nowhere fast

in. to make very poor progress. We are getting nowhere fast around here.
See also: fast, get, nowhere
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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