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I want to know if I'm using the idiom "at one's wits end" correctly?

I was at my wit's end trying to figure out how river rejuvenation shapes landforms when, fortunately, I stumbled across a YouTube video which provided a clear explanation.

I am confused about the context in which to use the expression. I thought maybe my problem was not perplexing enough that warranted its use.

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That sounds correct. You were getting stressed about your inability to find the information about river rejuvenation (wits end). The situation was resolved when you found a youtube video (no longer at wits end).

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