blind alley


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blind alley

A road, alley, or passageway open at one end only. Also see cul-de-sac.
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The dialogue between the government and opposition for overcoming the political crisis has entered a blind alley and not a single positive result is expected, at least until the end of this summer, while the danger of losing the recommendation for opening the negotiations is becoming bigger.
Dumped almost in the heap of used plastic sheets and worn out blanket, septuagenarian Ullashi Majhi was simply counting her last days along the blind alley of Srimani Colony on Biddon Street near Maniktala area.
Rashid said that the hospital has proved a blind alley for him, adding that if Musharraf came out, he faces the court while being admitted in the hospital.
Thus the treatment of Karen Cusack, whose 21-year-old son Adam was mercilessly stabbed to death after being chased down a blind alley.
By contrast, the opposition's "friends" have led it to a blind alley
The reason for this may be, that as politicians elected in a democratic society, the time has come to be honest and follow the "narrow blind alley party line", no longer.
Adam Cusack was chased down a blind alley and stabbed to death.
Once England's reply to West Indies' 426 was given substance by Pietersen (78) and Bell (76no) in a stumps total of 221 for five, this contest was headed down a blind alley.
The negotiations between the two sides on the oil dossier entered a blind alley shortly before the fighting over Heglig broke out in early April.
Sadly the 'shop' link is a blind alley at the moment - I want a Hogmaneigh cruet set.
They sped into a blind alley, narrowly missing pedestrians and hitting three parked cars, said witnesses.