like banging your head against a brick wall


like banging your head against a brick wall
like banging/hitting your head against a brick wall phrase
used for describing an annoying situation in which nothing you do seems to produce any results
Thesaurus: making you feel angry or annoyedsynonym
Main entry: head

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • like hitting your head against a brick wall — like banging/hitting your head against a brick wall phrase used for describing an annoying situation in which nothing you do seems to produce any results Thesaurus: making you feel angry or annoyedsynonym Main entry: head …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) banging your head against a brick wall — be banging, etc. your head against a brick ˈwall idiom (informal) to keep trying to do sth that will never be successful • Trying to reason with them was like banging my head against a brick wall. Main entry: ↑headidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be banging your head against a brick wall — be banging/hitting (your) head against a brick wall to keep asking someone to do something which they never do. I ve been trying to get the rules changed for years now but I m hitting my head against a brick wall. He never listens to me sometimes …   New idioms dictionary

  • be hitting your head against a brick wall — be banging/hitting (your) head against a brick wall to keep asking someone to do something which they never do. I ve been trying to get the rules changed for years now but I m hitting my head against a brick wall. He never listens to me sometimes …   New idioms dictionary

  • be banging head against a brick wall — be banging/hitting (your) head against a brick wall to keep asking someone to do something which they never do. I ve been trying to get the rules changed for years now but I m hitting my head against a brick wall. He never listens to me sometimes …   New idioms dictionary

  • be hitting head against a brick wall — be banging/hitting (your) head against a brick wall to keep asking someone to do something which they never do. I ve been trying to get the rules changed for years now but I m hitting my head against a brick wall. He never listens to me sometimes …   New idioms dictionary

  • against a brick wall — be banging/hitting (your) head against a brick wall to keep asking someone to do something which they never do. I ve been trying to get the rules changed for years now but I m hitting my head against a brick wall. He never listens to me sometimes …   New idioms dictionary

  • wall — wall1 W1S1 [wo:l US wo:l] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(around an area)¦ 2¦(in a building)¦ 3¦(body)¦ 4 wall of fire/water etc 5 wall of silence/secrecy 6 up the wall 7 off the wall 8 go to the wall 9 these four walls …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • head — head1 W1S1 [hed] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(top of body)¦ 2¦(mind)¦ 3¦(calm/sensible)¦ 4¦(person in charge)¦ 5¦(front/leading position)¦ 6¦(crazy)¦ 7 a head/per head 8¦(river/valley)¦ 9 come to a head 9 bring something to a head …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brick — [[t]brɪ̱k[/t]] bricks, bricking, bricked 1) N VAR Bricks are rectangular blocks of baked clay used for building walls, which are usually red or brown. Brick is the material made up of these blocks. She built bookshelves out of bricks and planks …   English dictionary