Gone nowhere fast - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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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An initial round of talks in the week after the season ended appears to have gone nowhere fast
and last night Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis signposted weeks of doubt which could once again carry on through the summer and even into the start of the new campaign.
Typically, classmates who've made it big are more likely to attend than those who've gone nowhere fast
, American Demographics magazine says.