at one's wit's end

at one's wit's end see under ↑wit1
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  • at\ one's\ wit's\ 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 one's wit's end — or[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 and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's wit's end — or[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 and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's wit's end — or at one s wits end phrasal at a loss for a means of solving a problem …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • at one's wit's end — at a loss as means to solve a problem …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wit's end — not knowing what to do, at the end of one s mental resources I have been at my wit s end all week trying to decide what to wear to the party …   Idioms and examples

  • at one's wit's — idi at one s wit s or wits end, drained of all ideas or mental resources; utterly confused or frustrated …   From formal English to slang

  • end\ of\ one's\ rope — • end of one s rope • end of one s tether n. phr. informal the end of your trying or imagining; the last of your ability, or ideas of how to do more. Frank was out of work and broke, and he was at the end of his rope. The doctor saw that Mother… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • end\ of\ one's\ tether — • end of one s rope • end of one s tether n. phr. informal the end of your trying or imagining; the last of your ability, or ideas of how to do more. Frank was out of work and broke, and he was at the end of his rope. The doctor saw that Mother… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • end — end1 ender, n. /end/, n. 1. the last part or extremity, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide or broad: the end of a street; the end of a rope. 2. a point, line, or limitation that indicates the full extent, degree, etc., of… …   Universalium

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