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go/run round in circles

to keep doing or talking about the same thing without achieving anything
原地兜圈;毫无进展;白忙,瞎忙乎
The discussion kept going round in circles.
讨论一直在原地兜圈子。
I've been running round in circles trying to get all the reports finished before the meeting.
我一直在瞎忙,想在会前写完所有的报告,可是却毫无头绪。
Repeating an actionSaying againSaying and uttering
Translations of “go/run round in circles”
in Chinese (Traditional) 原地兜圈, 毫無進展, 白忙,瞎忙活…
(Definition of go/run round in circles from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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