no-go no-go

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not functioning properly or in suitable condition for proceeding

Usage(s):

  1. It makes sense that gray hair might be a no-go in the public relations industry, but women in all kinds of professions report feeling similar pressure.
  2. That's another no-go area, where the government's patience has traditionally been pretty short.
  3. And they acknowledge that whole towns in Sunni heartland, such as Fallujah, Samarra, Ramadi and Baqubah have been turned by insurgents into no-go areas for coalition forces.

News

  1. Utah reps say immigration reform is a priority, but don't support latest bill

    The Senate's sweeping immigration reform bill is a no-go for Utah's congressmen. All four members of Utah's U.S. House delegation voiced concerns about the bill Monday, but all say immigration reform is a priority.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: KSL Salt Lake City

  2. Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week Ending 29 June 2013)

    The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server mpossibility of Spontaneously Rotating Time-Crystals: A No-Go Theorem
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Technology Review

Quotes

  1. Venables wrote in his column in The Sun: "If Capello is going to let Owen and Rooney grow into the partnership I believe they can become, then areas of the pitch have to become no-go areas for Rooney."
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Terry Venables Source: Mid Sussex Today

  2. "A few months ago, this place was a ghost town, a no-go zone," Gates told marines at their outpost lined with dirt-filled barriers and razor wire.
    on Mar 7, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: AFP

  3. "There has been a worldwide resurgence of the ideology of Islamic extremism. One of the results of this has been to further alienate the young from the nation in which they were growing up and also to turn already separate communities into 'no-go'...
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Michael Nazir-Ali Source: International Herald Tribune

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