Idiom: 'Rack your brain'

What does 'Rack your brain' mean?

Meaning:

If you rack your brain, you think very hard when trying to remember something or think hard to solve a problem, findf and answer, etc. ('Rack your brains' is an alternative.)

Contributor:

Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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