blind-alley job


blind-alley job
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  • blind alley — {n.} 1. A narrow street that has only one entrance and no exit. * /The blind alley ended in a brick wall./ 2. A way of acting that leads to no good results. * /John did not take the job because it was a blind alley./ * /Tom thought of a way to do …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blind alley — {n.} 1. A narrow street that has only one entrance and no exit. * /The blind alley ended in a brick wall./ 2. A way of acting that leads to no good results. * /John did not take the job because it was a blind alley./ * /Tom thought of a way to do …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blind\ alley — noun 1. A narrow street that has only one entrance and no exit. The blind alley ended in a brick wall. 2. A way of acting that leads to no good results. John did not take the job because it was a blind alley. Tom thought of a way to do the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • blind — adj., v., n., & adv. adj. 1 lacking the power of sight. 2 a without foresight, discernment, intellectual perception, or adequate information (blind effort). b (often foll. by to) unwilling or unable to appreciate (a factor, circumstance, etc.)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • alley — al|ley [ˈæli] n also alleyway [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: alee, from aler to go , from Latin ambulare; AMBLE] 1.) a narrow street between or behind buildings, not usually used by cars ▪ The alley led to the railway bridge. ▪ She found …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • alley — noun (C) 1 a narrow street between or behind buildings 2 right up/down sb s alley AmE very suitable for someone: The job sounds right up your alley. see also: blind alley, bowling alley …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • William Lindsay Gresham — (August 20, 1909 ndash;September 14, 1962) was an American novelist and non fiction author particularly regarded among readers of noir. His best known work is Nightmare Alley (1946), which was adapted into a 1947 film starring Tyrone… …   Wikipedia

  • al·ley — /ˈæli/ noun, pl leys [count] : a narrow street or passage between buildings a dark alley see also ↑blind alley, ↑bowling alley up someone s alley (also down someone s alley) c …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Allan Dwan — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Dwan. Allan Dwan Données clés Nom de naissance Joseph Aloysius Dwan Naissance 3 avril 1885 Toronto (Canada) Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

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