What does beat one’s head against the wall mean?

What is the definition of beat one’s head against the wall?


The meaning of "beat one’s head against the wall" is:
The definition of "beat one’s head against the wall" is:

(adjective) to continually try the impossible

Example Sentences:

The young boy was beating his head against the wall because his mother wouldn’t buy him an ice cream cone.

Daughter: I want to go on a date with Bobby!
Mom: You’re too young! You’re only 15 years old!
Daughter: I don’t care!!! I want to!!! You can’t stop me!!!!
Mom: You can shout until you’re beating your head against the wall, but I’m not letting you go!

The boss was beating his head against the wall because his employees were late and didn’t respect him.

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