at one's wits' end
phrasal see at one's wit's end

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • be at one's wits' end — ► be at one s wits end be completely at a loss as to what to do. Main Entry: ↑wit …   English terms dictionary

  • be at one's wits' end — (from Idioms in Speech) not to know what to do or say; quite at a loss; at the point of having exhausted one s last idea or mental resource But in that flash was seen the other Carrie poor, hungry, drifting at her wits end ... (Th. Dreiser) Mrs.… …   Idioms and examples

  • be at one's wits' end — be completely at a loss as to what to do. → wit …   English new terms dictionary

  • be at one's wits' end — be overwhelmed with difficulties and at a loss as to what to do next …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 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 — 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

  • 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 the end of one's tether — AT ONE S WITS END, desperate, not knowing which way to turn, unable to cope; N. Amer. at the end of one s rope. → tether * * * at the end of one s tether see under ↑tether • • • Main Entry: ↑end at the end of one s tether Desperate, having no… …   Useful english dictionary

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