brick wall


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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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Ashes winners the night before and I was literally ready to run through a brick wall at that stage and get right in amongst it.
They posted on Twitter last night saying: "A34 between Cannock and Stafford this evening - single vehicle collision with a brick wall.
As the chase reached Newport Road, Qelia accelerated in a Ford Focus and thrust the Skoda Octavia off the road into a brick wall. Qelia also lost control of his car and hit a tree as he was knocked unconscious.
The greater efflorescence on the brick wall under the porch tells me the soil under the porch slopes down toward the foundation wall.
However, Mick, 70, said: "Not to hedge around but we arrived at the impasse of hitting a brick wall.
Hoping that you'll make a good living painting, writing, or singing means that you will inevitably run smack into a brick wall. This brick wall is the reality that comfortably making ends meet, and chasing a career in the arts, are inexplicably incompatible.
Research shows that patients looking out at trees had shorter hospital stays and took fewer pain medications than those viewing a brick wall.
HELICOPTER footage has emerged of a prolific burglar slamming a stolen car into a brick wall before running from police.
She said: "I painted a sort of sausage shape on every adjacent red brick wall and wrote underneath in large print: "The Big Log".
The church has a temporary brick wall on its south side.
I am hoping that Amelia's story will help demolish someone else's brick wall for fair and equal medical care.
CHALLENGE The challenge of this combination project, according to Tirmizi and Scot Campbell was to make two separate apartments feel like they were always one apartment and in this case, a brick wall split the apartments previously, so the only way to achieve a large opening to unify the two apartments was to punch through the brick wall.
WE have a long, curved brick wall surrounding our garden.
Taichung, Taiwan, July 21, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Golden Spot Industry, with more than thirty years of professional experience in welding equipment, realizes this requirement and engages itself in developing the Ladder Type Welding Machine in order to widen the application for the reinforcement of brick wall and block ladder mesh such as brick reinforcement, brick wall reinforced mesh, reinforced mesh, ladder wire mash and block ladder mesh, which all can be made by this welding machine.