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cudgel your brains

UK old-fashioned
to think very hard or try to remember something you have forgotten
Translations of “cudgel your brains”
in Chinese (Traditional) 絞盡腦汁,冥思苦想…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绞尽脑汁,冥思苦想…
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