Definition of 'blind alley'
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It saves you and your doctor going down blind alleys. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was painstaking work with many blind alleys and fruitless inquiries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In this chapter we will look at some of the more common blind alleys down which people disappear while pursuing happiness. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)He said that resources were being wasted as a result with different research programmes heading up blind alleys one after each other. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. blind alley is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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