fresh out of ideas

Fresh out of ideas is a figure of speech where someone is describing that they have just run out of good ideas for a project, assignment or other type of situation. Fresh out of ideas is a phrase that is most commonly used as an answer to a query about further ideas when someone has run out of inspiration. It is also often used while in the middle of a dilemma and the person using this idiom has completely run out of ideas for getting out of the dilemma.