to be unsuccessful or frustrated in an attempt
The proposal went nowhere.
And as for calls for international investigations, they represent the usual hypocritical nonsense that will go nowhere.
Drake shared everything he knew with Congress only to see it go nowhere.
At William Morris, he announced a number of initiatives that seemed to go nowhere.
She could do nothing and go nowhere, but the act and the place were steeped in memories of the child.
No,” said Thérèse, from the conch, “I will go nowhere with you.
He will join those madmen at large who disturb poor savages in Africa, or go nowhere to find nothing in the Arctic regions.
Over there we could go nowhere, so we have taken refuge here.
You permit yourself to wish that they might sleep for ever and go nowhere else at all.
I go nowhere; no one comes to see us; I might as well be a nun.
Its people, with some trifling exceptions, go nowhere, as if affecting to despise all the rest of the world.
To be unsuccessful or frustrated in an attempt: her proposal went nowhere