References in classic literature ?
You see," said the Cowardly Lion, with a whimper, "I haven't the courage to keep tramping forever, without getting anywhere at all.
It's just one little seam after another and you never seem to be getting anywhere.
Sometimes I am critical of us being too neat and tidy without really getting anywhere because there were not too many options in wide areas or in the pockets.
Paul Bale HE wasn't getting anywhere in the Welsh academy because he probably wasn't part of the 'clique'.
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan fell either side of Virat Kohli and from 33-3 the chances of India getting anywhere near their victory target of 339 were done and dusted.
We've all been moaning about the fact we're not getting anywhere near the Champions League or we're not getting anyone winning the Europa League.
The village was reported to be in lock down, with police cordons stopping people getting anywhere near the scene of the stabbing, forensic teams and sniffer dogs scouring the area, and people were told to stay indoors as the manhunt continued into the evening.
Then they do it another 50 times without getting anywhere - and before you know it, you're asleep.
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.
TEHRAN (FNA)- US officials continue to make regular warnings of a full scale withdrawal from Afghanistan if President Karzai doesn't sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) by the end of the month, but it seems that their warnings are not getting anywhere.
Any sort of cup run, certainly getting anywhere near the final, makes it really exciting.
He said: "I was offered a contract at Ibrox but I didn't feel as though I was getting anywhere.
But the Duke 690 isn't built for getting anywhere near the mud; it's a cool streetbike for the road.
The follow-up to his hit single Can't Say No, but this urban electro pop seems to slowly go round and round without ever getting anywhere.
I'd spent three weeks doing this and I wasn't getting anywhere, so I put it on the website Gumtree.