Also, not get anywhere. Make no progress, as in I've tried to put this together, but I'm getting nowhere with it. This expression is sometimes intensified as get nowhere fast, as in I tried phoning but got nowhere fast. [Early 1900s] Also see get somewhere; get there.
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How to use get nowhere in a sentence
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
Unlike the characters he plays, men who came from nowhere and, as he himself puts it, “go home to nobody.”The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Rather, all of the manufactured antibodies are all stirred up but have nowhere to go.When You Get the Flu This Winter, You Can Blame Anti-Vaxxers|Kent Sepkowitz|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Conservatives get nowhere by demanding “deregulation,” because liberals are correct that most Americans want clean water.
Nowhere to be found is the anguish, the drama, the pain of an athlete on that level who considering walking away.
Nowhere can be found a region capable of supporting a larger population to the square mile than Lombardy.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
But Perpignan being at the end of everywhere and leading nowhere attracts very few visitors.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Judge then of my surprise when I rode up out of the water-washed gully and found them nowhere in sight.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Although the number of slaves in the Brazils is very great, there is nowhere such a thing as a slave-market.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The puffs can be clearly heard with a stethoscope over the region of the stomach, and nowhere else.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd