Идиомы на букву B
beat one's brains out
шевелить мозгами (много умственно трудиться)The author beat his brains out in order to think up the proper title for his book.
ударить кого-либо по голове, размозжить головуSuddenly the little boy took his spade and brained his playmate.
иммиграция талантливых учёных, утечка "мозгов"There was a brain drain from Russia to America during the stagnation period.
головоломкаA brain teaser is a problem for which it is hard to find the answer.
оригинальная мысль, порождение умаThe idea for building a playground for children is the brainchild of Miss Rotenberg.
глупый, безмозглыйI think Martha is quite brainless; she has left the door unlocked again!
brains behind (something)
человек, разработавший удачный план, проект и т.д.I know for sure that Mr. Smith is the brains behind the new project.
подвергнуть идеологической обработкеPoliticians always try to brainwash common people into thinking what they want them to think.