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    what does it mean by " Go nowhere"

    I have just listened to a song
    and in the lyrics
    i heard a sentence called " The love we shared seems to go nowhere"
    So is that means "gone" ?

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    Re: what does it mean by " Go nowhere"

    Quote Originally Posted by Wilestino View Post
    I have just listened to a song and in the lyrics I heard the following sentence:
    "The love we shared seems to go nowhere"
    Does that mean "gone"?
    Were you listening to "Tainted Love"? That's one of my favourite songs!!

    It doesn't mean gone. If something "goes nowhere" it means that it doesn't achieve any kind of result. It may continue, but it doesn't really have a point or a conclusion. Nothing really happens.

    I started writing a book ten years ago but it's really going nowhere. (This means I've started it and may have written quite a lot, but it has no end in sight, it is just rambling along.)

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    Re: what does it mean by " Go nowhere"

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Were you listening to "Tainted Love"? That's one of my favourite songs!!
    Soft Cell or Gloria Jones?

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    Re: what does it mean by " Go nowhere"

    Who on earth is Gloria Jones?! Soft Cell every time for me - but then I am a child of the 80s!

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    Re: what does it mean by " Go nowhere"

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Who on earth is Gloria Jones?! Soft Cell every time for me - but then I am a child of the 80s!
    Gloria Jones had the original hit with "Tainted Love." She also happened to be driving the car that smashed into a tree and killed her lover, Marc Bolan, one of the icons of glitter ("glam" in the UK) rock.

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    Re: what does it mean by " Go nowhere"

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    Gloria Jones had the original hit with "Tainted Love." She also happened to be driving the car that smashed into a tree and killed her lover, Marc Bolan, one of the icons of glitter ("glam" in the UK) rock.
    Well, I never knew that! I'm storing that little gem away in the pub quiz corner of my brain.

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