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blind alley

noun [C] uk   us  
a situation or method that is not effective or will not produce results: This sort of thinking just seems to be leading us up/down a blind alley.
Translations of “blind alley”
in Chinese (Traditional) 死胡同, 行不通的方法…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死胡同, 行不通的方法…
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