come to nothing

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come to nothing (third-person singular simple present comes to nothing, present participle coming to nothing, simple past came to nothing, past participle come to nothing)

  1. (idiomatic) To fail completely; to have no result.
    The Bank of England's anti-inflation efforts will come to nothing if the US Federal Reserve refuse to join in the plan.

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