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is this a manual or auto-matic transmission?
also can you push the car to see if it rolls?
Ok in that case it sounds like the clutch may either be broken or the gearbox input shaft is broken, or a driveshaft is broken or the clutch is stuck on, or it could just be the gear linkage is broken / come loose so you can't select any gears
if the clutch pedal feels unusual or has high resistance this gives weight to the fact its stuck on or something has broken up
so if that feels OK I'd next remove the air box on the engine so you can see the gear linkage and have your assistant move the gear lever inot each gear whilst you watch the linkage to see that its moving on the gearbox
If this is OK again have your assistant put it into gear and slowly lift the clutch and turn the steering to full lock so you can see the driveshaft to see if either end of the shaft is moving - do this for both sides
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