"Blind alley" Chinese-English Dictionary

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 zuān niú jiǎo jiān lit. to penetrate into a bull's horn (idiom) / fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs
 sǐ hú tòng dead end / blind alley
 sǐ xiàng blind alley / dead end
 zuān niú jiǎo lit. honing a bull's horn / fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs / same as idiom 鑽牛角尖|钻牛角尖
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