be like talking to a brick wall

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be like talking to a brick wall

To be completely ignored or disregarded by someone; to be as useless or ineffectual as talking to an inanimate object. Talking to you when the TV is on is like talking to a brick wall. Hello, can you hear me? Trying to give my grandfather advice is like talking to a brick wall—he's just so set in his ways!
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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.
See also: brick, talk, wall
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