Then, if it turns out to be a blind alley, you have the satisfaction of saying nothing, very eloquently and effectively.
You may say to me, 'Have you led me into a blind alley, out of which I cannot get?
It looked indeed like a blind alley; but in the end the duke yielded.
There was not a retired court, a dark lane, or a blind alley, with which he was unfamiliar.
She stumbled along in her first answer "like a blind man in a blind alley," so Jess Morse declared.
He knew what that meant; this road was like a blind alley, with no outlet.
Two miners refused to enter, saying that we were throwing ourselves into a blind alley.
Would he reach some blind alley and be at the mercy of the pursuing crowd?
Again Johnny seemed to have reached the end of a blind alley in his thinking.
As the Captain had previously reported, it was a blind alley.