informal Put all one’s efforts into doing something to no avail: she could talk to him until she was blue in the face, but he was just not hearing
More example sentences
- Obviously, we could sit here and talk until we're blue in the face about how wonderfully they play the game.
- I complained and complained and complained until I was blue in the face.
- I could tell him till I was blue in the face that we had to leave, he does not understand, he is not from here.