I have to go down all these blind alleys first.
Everybody knows that our financial and environmental systems are leading us up a blind alley.
There had to be a way out of this blind alley.
Every new bit of information led into another blind alley.
And if not, it was just another blind alley, of which there were many in police work.
This cannot be a blind alley, no sense to it.
Went down a blind alley and had to back out.
This conversation was the only thing going up a blind alley.
To them it must seem like running away up a blind alley.
This is a blind alley and we must find a different way forward.
The last thing she wanted was to go the wrong way and run into a dead end.
New York may provide a way out of the dead end.
They were at a dead end in the case, had been almost from the beginning.
As before, she soon found herself at a dead end.
He also gave me a hard time if I took too long to find a way out of a dead end.
If it comes to a dead end, then so do we.
Well, he had expected that to be a dead end.
Both went far enough so that she could not tell which was a dead end.
Having come this far, I seemed to be at a dead end.
Another dead end, but at least a little had been learned.