Idiom “Dead end” Meaning of Idiom, Definition of Phrase and origin with Example.

Dead end

Pankaj drove around from one lane into another and out again, looking for his friend’s house. But he finally gave up when he came to a dead end. This means that he came to the end of the road and could not go any further. 

Figuratively, a dead end would mean having no prospects of advancement. 

“I’m going to quit,” announced Rajat one evening, “I’ve reached the dead end of my job.”

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