pull one's hair out

idiom
variants: or tear one's hair out

Definition of pull one's hair out

informal
: to be very worried or upset about something We've been tearing our hair out trying to decide what to do.

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“Pull one's hair out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20one%27s%20hair%20out. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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