at wits end

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • at\ wits\ end — • at one s wit s end • at wits end adj. phr. Having no ideas as to how to meet a difficulty or solve a problem; feeling puzzled after having used up all of your ideas or resources; not knowing what to do; puzzled. He had approached every friend… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at wits end — See: AT ONE S WIT S END …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • be at wits' end — be at (your) wits end to be very worried or upset because you have tried every possible way to solve a problem but cannot do it. I ve tried everything I can think of to make her eat and she flatly refuses. I m really at my wits end …   New idioms dictionary

  • wits' end — noun Limit of ones sanity or mental capacity; point of desperation. The Seamen they / Bestir their stumps, and at wits end do weep. / Wake, Jonas, who saith / Heave me over deck …   Wiktionary

  • at your wits' end — If you are at your wits end, you have no idea what to do next and are very frustrated …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • at your wits' end — at your wits’ end phrase so worried and tired because of your problems that you cannot think of any more ways of solving them I’m at my wits’ end trying to think of ways to amuse these children. Thesaurus: not able to think clearlysynonym feeling …   Useful english dictionary

  • at the end of one's tether — AT ONE S WITS END, desperate, not knowing which way to turn, unable to cope; N. Amer. at the end of one s rope. → tether * * * at the end of one s tether see under ↑tether • • • Main Entry: ↑end at the end of one s tether Desperate, having no… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at your wits' end —    If you are at your wits end, you are very worried about something and do not know what to do.     When her son dropped out of school, Susan was at her wit s end …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • at my wits' end — very tired and nervous, at the end of my rope    After a wedding and a funeral she was at her wits end …   English idioms

  • at his wits' end — Meaning Origin From The Bible. Psalms 107:27. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits end …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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