rack your brains

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اصطلاح
rack your brains
به مغز خود فشار آوردن
معنی: 

به مغز خود فشار آوردن، فكر خود را سخت‌ به‌ كار انداختن‌

معادل فارسی: 

به مغز خود فشار آوردن، فكر خود را سخت‌ به‌ كار انداختن‌

مثال: 

No matter how hard I was racking my brain, I couldn’t remember my colleague’s telephone number.

هر چقدر به مغزم فشار آوردم نتونستم شماره تلفن همکارمو به یاد بیارم.

معنای کلمه به کلمه: 

مغز خود را رنج دادن

سطح، موضوع و برچسب

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

rack your brains  

to try very hard to remember or think of something :  
I racked my brains, trying to remember his name.

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition
 

rack your brains

to think very hard:

I've been racking my brains all day but I can't remember her name.

© Cambridge University Press 2013

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

rack your brain(s)

rack your ˈbrain(s) idiom

to think very hard or for a long time about sth

• She racked her brains, trying to remember exactly what she had said. 

Wiktionary

Verb

rack one's brains ‎(third-person singular simple present racks one's brainspresent participle racking one's brainssimple past and past participle racked one's brains)

  1. Alternative form of rack one's brain

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