hit a brick wall


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hit a brick wall

To come up against an immovable or insurmountable difficulty or obstacle. Our project was going well, but we hit a brick wall when our funding was suddenly cut.
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Personally, I would love to see him hit a brick wall with a car.
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"Collins says I will hit a brick wall, but I believe I can match him.