(something) will get (someone) nowhere(redirected from will not get them 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.
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