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take someone's head offTo berate.Rate it:

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

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off with someone's headUsed to express a desire to kill the person in question.Rate it:

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snap someone's head offTo suddenly and sharply rebuke or insult a person, especially in response to a harmless remark.Rate it:

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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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

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Take Off Your Hat to SomeoneAdmiring or praising someone for significant achievementRate it:

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do someone's head inTo frustrate, irritate or disturb someone.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 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 to someone's headTo strongly affect a person, especially to the detriment of their senses or mental faculties.Rate it:

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hand someone his headTo kill, especially by beheading.Rate it:

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hand someone his headTo destroy; to defeat utterly.Rate it:

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have someone's blood on one's headTo be responsible for someone's death, pain, or misfortune.Rate it:

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Head and Shoulders above SomeoneTo be superior in something, to be better in quality and talent than othersRate it:

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hold over someone's headTo harp on; to remind continuously (especially of a misstep or defeat)Rate it:

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put a gun to someone's headTo compel someone; to create a situation in which someone has no alternative course of action.Rate it:

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talk over someone's headTo communicate something beyond the level of comprehension of the target.Rate it:

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turn someone's headTo influence someone in a manner that significantly changes his or her behavior.Rate it:

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

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take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselvesAlternative form of take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.Rate it:

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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, 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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laugh one's head offTo laugh uproariouslyRate it:

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head offTo begin moving away.Rate it:

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head offTo intercept.Rate it:

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head offTo avoid some usually negative consequence.Rate it:

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head offTo turn away from the windRate it:

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like a chicken with its head cut offAlways on the move; in a frenzied manner; jumping around crazily in every direction.Rate it:

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like a chicken with its head cut offIn a frantic, disorganized manner.Rate it:

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Off the Top of Your HeadWithout careful thought, without any investigationRate it:

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

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run around like a chicken with its head cut offTo act in a haphazard or aimless way; to act frantically or without control.Rate it:

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scream one's head offTo scream out to one's full capacityRate it:

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take a leaf out of someone's bookTo adopt an idea or practice of another person.Rate it:

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take a shine to someonetake a shine to someoneRate it:

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take one's tongue out of someone's assTo stop flattering someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinion.Rate it:

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take someone to the graveTo kill someone; to cause someone's death.Rate it:

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Take Someone under Your WingHelping or assisting someoneRate it:

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take someone's pointTo agree with what a person says; to understand a person's argument and be persuaded by it.Rate it:

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take someone's pointTo grasp the essential meaning of what a person is saying.Rate it:

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take someone's word for itTo believe what someone claims.Rate it:

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take the wind out of someone's sailsTo discourage someone greatly; to cause someone to lose hope or the will to continue.Rate it:

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take offTo remove.Rate it:

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take offTo absent oneself from work or other responsibility, especially with permission.Rate it:

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take offTo become successful, to flourish.Rate it:

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take offTo imitate, often in a satirical manner.Rate it:

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take offTo quantify.Rate it:

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