dance in circles

Definition

Dance in circles is an idiomatic expression used to describe a situation in which one is trying to solve a problem without making significant progress.

Examples

I feel like I’m dancing in circles trying to get this project finished.

I’ve been dancing in circles for hours, but I still can’t figure out the solution.

We’ve been dancing in circles for weeks now and still haven’t made any progress.

I keep dancing in circles and can’t seem to find the right answer.

I’m just dancing in circles, getting nowhere fast.

Origin

The origin of this phrase is unclear.

Faqs

What does ‘dance in circles’ mean?

Dance in circles is an idiomatic expression used to describe a situation in which one is trying to solve a problem without making significant progress.

Where does the phrase ‘dance in circles’ come from?

The origin of this phrase is unclear.