(something) won't get (someone) anywhere

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(something) won't get (someone) anywhere

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 won't get us anywhere. Being the teacher's pet won't get you anywhere when the midterm exam rolls around. Complaining about the rain won't get you guys anywhere. Just brainstorm and come up with indoor activities to do.
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