Meaning of “be banging, etc. your head against a brick wall” in the English Dictionary

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"be banging, etc. your head against a brick wall" in British English

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be banging, etc. your head against a brick wall

informal

to try to do something that is very difficult or impossible to achieve and therefore causes you to feel annoyed:

I keep asking her not to park there but it's like banging your head against a brick wall.

(Definition of “be banging, etc. your head against a brick wall” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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