English version

not get somebody anywhere

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot get somebody anywherenot get somebody anywhereinformalCHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENT if something does not get you anywhere, it does not change a situation or help you to achieve something You can try writing to complain, but I don’t think it will get you anywhere. anywhere
Examples from the Corpus
not get somebody anywhereWe want young people to be aware that this is something that will not get you anywhere.Ultimately, I decided that this was not getting us anywhere, but I was her last hope.
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