Definition of rack or wrack one's brains or brain in English:
Make a great effort to think of or remember something: Meg racked her brain for inspiration
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- You're wracking your brains to try and remember Alan's wonderful effort now, aren't you?
- But eventually the day was at an end… and I had to rack my brains to remember where the car was.
- I walk towards him, wracking my brains to remember how I know him, or at the very least, a name.
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