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  1. montevjl

    "doing a lot of brain work"

    Can anyone help with the following concept:
    What is the best expression to indicate that people are doing a lot of thinking to solve a problem, ie : a group of scientist are working over overnight, "doing a lot of brain work" to find a solution to a forthcoming disaster.

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    Re: "doing a lot of brain work"

    Possibly use the word 'Brainstorming'?

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    Re: "doing a lot of brain work"

    'burning the midnight oil' doesn't convey the sense of intensity and urgency implied if a catastrophe is looming

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