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two bricks short of a load

Definition of two bricks short of a load in English:

(, an oar short of a pair, etc.) informal (Of a person) stupid; crazy: she’s two bricks short of a load
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  • People must think I am two sandwiches short of a picnic.
  • In short, because I've retired, I'm now being treated as if I'm two sandwiches short of a picnic.
  • No surprise, really - Harry has been a failure all his life, not to mention two sandwiches short of a picnic.
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