beat one's brains out meaning

  • or beat one's brains out
      To puzzle about something

  • [American idiom]
    to work very hard (to do something). (Informal or slang.)
    I beat my brains out to solve the problem.
    That's the last time I'll beat my brains out trying to cook a nice dinner for you.

  • [American slang]
    to try very hard to do something.
      If you think I'm going to beat my brains out to do this, you are crazy.
      I beat out my brains to do this for you!
      I won't beat my brains out again for you!

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