Translation: from spanish

be like talking to a brick wall

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  • like talking to a (brick) wall — phrase used for saying that someone does not listen or react to you when you talk I’ve tried to tell her, but it’s like talking to a brick wall. Thesaurus: not paying attentionsynonym Main entry: wall …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   New idioms dictionary

  • talking to a brick wall — If you talk to someone and they do not listen to you, it is like talking to a brick wall …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • wall — wall1 [ wɔl ] noun count *** ▸ 1 upright side of room ▸ 2 strong upright structure ▸ 3 emotions/behavior ▸ 4 large amounts of things ▸ 5 outer layer of body part ▸ 6 side of something hollow ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) an upright side of a room inside a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wall — I UK [wɔːl] / US [wɔl] noun [countable] Word forms wall : singular wall plural walls *** 1) a) an upright side of a room inside a building On the opposite wall hung a valuable old painting. She felt along the wall for the light switch. b) an… …   English dictionary

  • wall — wall1 W1S1 [wo:l US wo:l] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(around an area)¦ 2¦(in a building)¦ 3¦(body)¦ 4 wall of fire/water etc 5 wall of silence/secrecy 6 up the wall 7 off the wall 8 go to the wall 9 these four walls …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wall — 1 noun (C) 1 AROUND AN AREA an upright flat structure made of stone or brick, that divides one area from another: The garden was surrounded by a high brick wall. 2 IN A BUILDING one of the sides of a room or building: We decided to paint the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wall*/*/*/ — [wɔːl] noun [C] I 1) an upright side of a room or building The walls of the factory were covered in graffiti.[/ex] Several paintings hung on the wall.[/ex] 2) an upright structure made of stone or brick that surrounds or divides an area of land… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • brick — brick1 W3S2 [brık] n [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: brique, from Middle Dutch bricke] 1.) [U and C] a hard block of baked clay used for building walls, houses etc ▪ a brick wall ▪ a house made of brick ▪ Protesters attacked the police with… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fourth wall — The fourth wall is the imaginary wall at the front of the stage in a proscenium theater, through which the audience sees the action in the world of the play. It was made explicit by Denis Diderot [ The Fourth Wall and the Third Space by John… …   Wikipedia

  • The Wall (фильм) — Стена The Wall Жанр музыкальный фильм Режиссёр Алан Паркер Продюсер Алан Маршал …   Википедия

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