Idiom: pull ones hair out
Idiom: pull (tear) one’s hair out
- to be worried or nervous about something
- to show exasperation or frustration when trying to handle a difficult situation
- to be angry or annoyed
- When my assistant forgot to give me the director’s message I was pulling my hair out.
- I wanted to tear my hair out when my colleague was promoted instead of me.
- I've been pulling my hair out for hours trying to load this program on my computer.
- I dropped my earring somewhere in the house and I have been pulling my hair out trying to find it.
- Everyone's pulling their hair out trying to train the new assistant but he's just not learning the job easily.
- I could never stay home with the kids all day—I'd have to pull all my hair out.
- We were pulling her hair out because the laptop wasn't charging. Finally, when I read the manual, I realized we weren't putting the charger into the wrong computer port.
- lose it
- lose one's cool
- lose one's temper
- go off the deep end
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