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brick wall

An immovable, insurmountable, or unyielding obstacle or person. We tried to get in with our fake IDs, but the bouncer at the door is a brick wall.
See also: brick, wall
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Bemetara (Chhattisgarh) [India], Nov 24 ( ANI ): The District administration here has sealed the doors of the room where Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) have been kept after the elections by constructing brick walls.
The outside work should be done before attempting to insulate the walls, and the affected brick walls allowed to dry from inside; a high velocity fan should help a lot.
She said: "I painted a sort of sausage shape on every adjacent red brick wall and wrote underneath in large print: "The Big Log".
south-facing frontage with original wood infrastructure, brick walls, custom built window, 11-foot ceilings and custom-milled 10 ft.
But, you see, that is the problem with Brick Walls, as quickly as they are demolished, someone with cement, a few bricks, a steady hand and some power can erect it again like nothing ever happened.
The barrel vaulted ceilings and exposed feature brick walls add interest and a modern look.
Taylor said: "I will run through brick walls to play for my country.
Some notable characteristics of the building are the tall ceilings, the great brick walls with beautiful arches and niches.
A FOX that was trapped between the brick walls of two garages was released after being stuck for nearly two days.
As is the way of Japan, rules cannot be broken or bent, and you tend to hit many brick walls, hard.
Locals might have been expected to reject it as an alien body, but there has been a positive response to the way that its undulating brick walls respect the cornice line of the street and amplify the flow of the Aa river behind.
Hospital patients with a view of nature needed less time in the hospital and less medication than others who looked out on brick walls. (1)
This time, though, the work--also of sections of brick walls, hammered-together two-by-fours, and sheets of corrugated steel isolated and torqued as if hovering against the unpainted linen backgrounds--stemmed from a more personal source.
However, for a sensation of ancient glory recaptured, you must climb one story to the 500-seat Margrit Biever Mondavi Theatre, in which plush seats have replaced the original wooden benches, and plaster has supplanted the brick walls of yore.