be like talking to a brick wall

be like talking to a brick wall

To be like being ignored. Talking to you when the TV is on is like talking to a brick wall. Hello, can you hear me? Trying to share my opinions with my grandfather is like talking to a brick wall because he views modern society with such disdain.
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talk to a brick ˈwall

(informal) used when somebody refuses to listen to your advice, ideas, explanations, etc: Talking to him is like talking to a brick wall. He just won’t listen.
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