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English definition of “be like talking to a brick wall”

be like talking to a brick wall

If talking to someone is like talking to a brick wall , the person you are speaking to does not listen : I've tried to discuss my feelings with her, but it's like talking to a brick wall .Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring
(Definition of be like talking to a brick wall from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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