Run into a stone wall



Also, run into a brick wall. Encounter an insurmountable barrier to progress, as in We tried to get faster approval from the town and ran into a stone wall, or For Allan, learning a foreign language amounted to running into a brick wall.

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  • Run into the ground

    run into the ground run into the ground 1. Pursue a topic until it has been thoroughly discussed or exhausted, as in They’ve run the abortion issue into the ground. 2. Ruin or destroy, as in During her brief time as chief executive Marjorie just about ran the company into the ground. Both usages allude […]

  • Run its course

    Proceed to its logical or natural conclusion, as in The doctor said the cold would probably run its course within a week. This idiom employs course in the sense of “an onward movement in a particular path.” [ Second half of 1500s ]



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    [ruhn-jit sing] /ˈrʌn dʒɪt ˈsɪŋ/ noun 1. Ranjit Singh.

  • Run-length encoding

    A kind of compression algorithm which replaces sequences (“runs”) of consecutive repeated characters (or other units of data) with a single character and the length of the run. This can either be applied to all input characters, including runs of length one, or a special character can be used to introduce a run-length encoded group. […]



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