no go
phrasal to no avail ; useless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • No go — or Nogo may refer to: Nogo A, B, C, or Nogo 66, isoforms of a neurite outgrowth inhibitory protein Reticulon 4. No go area, a military term go/no go, a process or device used in quality control Go NoGo gauge, an inspection tool used to check a… …   Wikipedia

  • no\ go — • no deal • no dice • no go • no sale • no soap slang Not agreed to; refused or useless; without success or result; no; certainly not. Used in the predicate or to refuse something. Billy wanted to let Bob join the team, but I said that it was no… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • no-go — /noʊ ˈgoʊ/ (say noh goh) adjective 1. of or relating to an area to which entry is restricted or forbidden: police declared the area around the crime scene a no go zone. 2. of or relating to an area which is dangerous to enter: *Aid workers say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • No go — Go Go, n. 1. Act; working; operation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] So gracious were the goes of marriage. Marston. [1913 Webster] 2. A circumstance or occurrence; an incident. [Slang] [1913 Webster] This is a pretty go. Dickens. [1913 Webster] 3. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • no go — See: NO DEAL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • no go — See: NO DEAL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • No-Go — [ noʊ( )goʊ], das; [s], s [engl. no go = verboten, tabu, aus no = nein u. go = gehen]: 1. (Wirtschaftsjargon) [im Risikomanagement] Nichterfüllung eines Kriteriums; Stopp. 2. (ugs.) Verbot; Tabu: dieses rosa Ledertäschchen wäre bei der Vernissage …   Universal-Lexikon

  • no-go — (adj.) with sense where it is forbidden to go, 1971, from NO (Cf. no) + GO (Cf. go) (v.). Earlier it was a noun phrase for an impracticable situation (1870) …   Etymology dictionary

  • no go — [“no “go] mod. negative; inopportune. (This is hyphenated before a nominal.) □ We’re in a no go situation. □ Is it go or no go? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • no-go — o go adj. not functioning properly or in suitable condition for proceeding; as, the space launch was no go. Opposite of {go}, a. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • no-go — adjective impossible, not working well, or not allowed ╾ ,no go noun count: The mission is a no go because of storms near the launch site …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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