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English definition of “not get/go anywhere”

not get/go anywhere

informal
B2 If you are not getting/going anywhere, you are not improving or advancing a particular situation: I've been sorting out my study all day, but it's such a mess I don't feel I'm getting anywhere.Passive and not working
(Definition of not get/go anywhere from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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