Idiom: go around in circles
Idiom: go (run) around in circles
- to talk about something without reaching an agreement or decision
- to keep doing something without achieving a result
- I hate going to management meetings! They always last two hours and the discussions go around in circles.
- Could you help me put my itinerary together? I haven't been to Asia before and I'm going around in circles deciding which places to visit.
- The hearing went around in circles because the chairman didn't moderate the discussion effectively.
- Guys we're running around in circles and I'm getting hungry. Can someone just decide on a restaurant?
- There are so many good choices on the menu I just keep going around in circles about what to order.
- We ran around in circles for weeks before finally deciding on hiring another administrative assistant.
- We talked for almost two hours last night but the discussion went around in circles and no decision was reached.
- The next time we need to have an agenda because our talks keep going around in circles.
- going nowhere
- on a treadmill
- in a viscous circle
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