Definition of be banging or knocking one's head against a brick wall in English:
Be doggedly attempting the impossible and suffering in the process: the trick is to go for the easy stuff first, there’s nothing to be gained from knocking your head against a brick wall
More example sentences
- You felt you were banging your head against a brick wall.
- Often he felt as if he was banging his head against a brick wall.
- I've been knocking my head against a brick wall for so long.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia