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go nowhere

verb phrase

to be unsuccessful or frustrated in an attempt


The proposal went nowhere.

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go nowhere

verb phrase

To be unsuccessful or frustrated in an attempt: her proposal went nowhere

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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