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to rack one's brains

 

Definition (britisch)

rack, brain
Macmillan Dictionary

Definition (amerikanisch)

rack, one's, brain, wrack
Merriam Webster

Thesaurus, Synonyme, Antonyme

rack, one's, brain, wrack
Merriam Webster

Etymology

rack, brain, wrack
Online Etymology Dictionary
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sich den Kopf zerbrechen

 

Definition:

sich, Kopf, zerbrechen
DWDS

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to wrack/rack one's brainsLast post 03 Jun 13, 19:00
Which is more common in British English?7 Replies
brain - brainsLast post 25 Mar 02, 11:21
LEO gives the example "to cudgel one's brains - sich das Gehirn zermahlen". Why is brains us…4 Replies
brain - brainsLast post 25 Mar 02, 11:21
LEO gives the example "to cudgel one's brains - sich das Gehirn zermahlen". Why is brains us…4 Replies
brain trust - ExpertengremiumLast post 18 Mar 04, 07:52
'brain trust' ist einfach falsch. Das einzig Richtige ist 'brains trust'.4 Replies
burned into one's brainLast post 20 Jul 08, 15:21
Example: I have the victim's face burned into my brain. Context: I witnessed an accident a l…3 Replies
to search one's mind - sich den Kopf zerbrechenLast post 03 Sep 10, 18:52
A person may fear that he has committed sin, forgotten it and then neglected to repent for t…1 Replies
to scratch one's head - sich den Kopf zerbrechenLast post 21 Dec 08, 22:26
Following German reunification in 1990 it was taken over by the federal government. Saddled …5 Replies
to nod one's head - mit dem Kopf nicken Last post 10 Dec 07, 18:11
Er nickte mit dem Kopf? Nee, oder? Mit was denn sonst?14 Replies
on one's kneen - kniendLast post 20 Aug 15, 17:29
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/on+one's+knees on one's / its knees, a. in a suppli…10 Replies
to tax one's brain - sich gedanken machenLast post 15 Mar 02, 20:59
http://dict.leo.org/?search=gedanken+machen&searchLoc=0&relink=on&deStem=standard&la9 Replies
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