come to a dead end

come to a dead end  {v. phr.}
To reach a point from which one cannot proceed further, either because of a physical obstacle or because of some forbidding circumstance.
Our car came to a dead end; the only way to get out was to drive back in reverse.
The factory expansion project came to a dead end because of a lack of funds.
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