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head-in-the-sandExhibiting disregard or denial of a problem or threat.Rate it:

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bury one's head in the sandTo deliberately ignore the reality of a situation; to pretend a problem does not exist.Rate it:

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Bury Your Head in the SandTo hide from facts and current situations, to ignore the critical situation or danger as if you don’t see itRate it:

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put one's head in the sandSynonym of bury one's head in the sandRate it:

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stick one's head in the sandSynonym of bury one's head in the sandRate it:

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bring sand to the beachto take something that is plentiful at the destination, such as a date to a party with plenty of mixed company.Rate it:

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build on sandTo put something in an unstable position by failing to give it a secure foundation.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo lay down a challenge; to provide a test of commitment (often one which carries a high risk) to a cause.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo indicate the threshold or level above which something will become unacceptable or will provoke a response; to create a boundary and imply or declare that its crossing will provoke a (negative) response.Rate it:

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jemandem Sand in die Augen streuento pull the wool over someone's eyesRate it:

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line in the sandA defining moment, a cutoff point.Rate it:

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pound sandTo engage in a futile activity.Rate it:

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sand downTo treat or polish with sandpaper.Rate it:

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head to headTo confront face to face; fight one on one.Rate it:

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Eyes in the Back of Your HeadTo be able to imagine and feel what is happening behind or outside of one's field of visionRate it:

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keep a cool headto keep one's cool; to stay calmRate it:

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make head or tail ofTo determine to be good or bad.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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the fish rots from the headBad leaders damage an organization.Rate it:

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turn someone's headTo attract someone's romantic interest.Rate it:

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water is exceeding up the headwhen every thing goes wrong and nothing is controlableRate it:

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too much bed makes a dull headToo much inactivity makes one less mentally acute.Rate it:

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Keep Your Head above WaterTo have just enough to avoid any financial collapse, hardly keeping up with one’s responsibilityRate it:

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head upTo lead or take the lead; to direct; to take charge.Rate it:

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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.Rate it:

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laugh one's head offTo laugh uproariouslyRate it:

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over one's headMore complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension..Rate it:

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off with their headAlternative form of off with someone's headRate it:

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price on one's headA compensation for capturing or killing a person, especially someone guilty of a crime.Rate it:

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beat one's head against a stone wallTo waste effort on a futile project.Rate it:

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come to a headTo rapidly come to a turning point.Rate it:

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come to a headTo suddenly make mature or perfected that which was inchoate or imperfectly formed.Rate it:

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come to a headTo suddenly reveal that which has lain latent for a time.Rate it:

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cool headA calm, focused demeanor and mindset; a person having such characteristics.Rate it:

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do someone's head inTo frustrate, irritate or disturb someone.Rate it:

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g'headContraction of go ahead.Rate it:

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get it into one's headimagineRate it:

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get one's head aroundTo understand; fathom; solve.Rate it:

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get through one's headTo come to terms with a fact, a state of affairs, etc. that one was previously unable or refusing to accept.Rate it:

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give headTo perform oral sex on another person.Rate it:

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give one's head a shakeTo reassess the common sense of one's behaviour, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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give someone a big headTo flatter someone excessively; to overpraise someone, usually resulting in them becoming proud, arrogant or conceited.Rate it:

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give someone his headTo allow (someone) to act without constraint: to give (someone) free rein.Rate it:

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go and boil your headgo away; get lostRate it:

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go over someone's headTo take up an issue with another person's boss or other superior rather than beginning or continuing to deal with the original person.Rate it:

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go over someone's headTo escape someone's comprehension.Rate it:

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go soak your headSynonym of get bentRate it:

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go to someone's headTo strongly affect a person, especially to the detriment of their senses or mental faculties.Rate it:

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good head on one's shouldersintelligent or shrewd; have good sense or judgementRate it:

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