to beat one's brains out
/bˈiːt wˈʌnz bɹˈeɪnz ˈaʊt/
to try one's best in order to solve a problem or to understand it
to blind sb with science
/blˈaɪnd ˌɛsbˈiː wɪð sˈaɪəns/
to confuse someone by using difficult or technical words while describing something to them
none the wiser
/nˈʌn ðə wˈaɪzɚ/
used to describe a situation in which someone remains uninformed or unaware, typically after an event or the receipt of information
to get / have one's wires crossed
/ɡɛt hæv wˈʌnz wˈaɪɚz kɹˈɔst/
to fail to correctly understand or interpret what someone said
to lose the plot
/lˈuːz ðə plˈɑːt/
to be unable to comprehend what is happening around one
la-la land
/lˌælˌæ lˈænd/
a state in which one does not understand the current situation due to being completely detached from reality
beats me
/bˈiːts mˌiː/
used when one is completely unable to guess or understand something
search me
/sˈɜːtʃ mˌiː/
used as a response to mean that one does not have any answer to a particular question
can / could make nothing of sth
/kæn ɔːɹ kʊd mˌeɪk nˈʌθɪŋ ʌv ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
used when one fails to understand what something means
beyond the veil
/bɪjˌɑːnd ðə vˈeɪl/
in a state or place that is unknown or unseen, particularly referring to where people go after they die
over one's head
/ˌoʊvɚ wˈʌnz hˈɛd/
used to refer to something that is complicated or difficult beyond one's understanding or capability
blind spot
/blˈaɪnd spˈɑːt/
a subject that is very challenging or boring to one
to be / sound all / like Greek to sb
/biː ɔːɹ sˈaʊnd ˈɔːl ɔːɹ lˈaɪk ɡɹˈiːk tʊ ˌɛsbˈiː/
used for saying that one is unable to understand the meaning of something particular
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