come up empty

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Come up empty means to fail to achieve a desired result. It is often used to describe a situation where someone has searched for something or tried to achieve something, but has been unsuccessful
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“We searched for a viable candidate but came up empty”
“I tried to find my keys but came up empty”
“The team searched for the ball but came up empty - handed”

to fail
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