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English definition of “get you nowhere”

get you nowhere

If something gets you nowhere, it does not help you to succeed: Bad manners will get you nowhere.Failing and doing badly
(Definition of get you nowhere from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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