To draw a blank
Traduções idiomáticas de "To draw a blank"
Meanings of "To draw a blank"
The inability to get results.
This one is very figurative. Of yourself; Mentally it is to be unable to 'picture', to come up with the required. requested thought, or information. "When I was taking the test I couldn't remember the answer. I kept drawing a blank." Unable to formulate the answers.
Of others; To be unable to obtain results, answers to questions, queries. "We investigated the problem thoroughly, but were unable to find it's source, We just drew a blank. (As if to show on an empty artist's pallet no color or image, no result).
to be unable to remember
Example: Anne draws a blank when she runs into
people she doesn’t know very well. She’s never quite
sure she has met them before.
потерпеть неудачу; идти по ложному следу; вернуться ни с чем; быть не в состоянии вспомнить что л.
Ne uspeti. Ćorak. Mućak. Duplo golo.