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Meaning of “go/run round in circles” in the English Dictionary

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go/run round in circles

to ​keep doing or ​talking about the same thing without ​achieving anything: The ​discussionkept going round in ​circles. I've been ​running round in ​circlestrying to get all the ​reportsfinished before the ​meeting.
(Definition of go/run round in circles from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go/run round in circles”
in Chinese (Simplified) 原地兜圈, 毫无进展, 白忙,瞎忙乎…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原地兜圈, 毫無進展, 白忙,瞎忙活…
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