Head

bite head off

Meaning: overreact in an angry or harsh way

Example: His mother nearly bit his head off when he got his new shoes dirty. Read on

head above water

Meaning: to succeed to survive in bad financial situations

Example: I have to work 60 hours a week just to keep my head above water. I don't know how people do it. Read on

like a hole in the head

Meaning: to have absolutely no need for something

Example: I need a new friend is like a hole in the head, I am good to be single. Read on

head start

Meaning: to start ahead of the official start of an event

Example: I know that the paper only has to be in next week, but I would like to get a head start. Read on

head-on

Meaning: front-to-front

Example: Even with the increased hostility at work, Amanda faced all her colleagues head-on as she pitched her new proposal. Read on

bang head against wall

Meaning: bang head against a brick wall

Example: Trying to keep this place clean and tidy is like hitting my head against a brick wall. Read on

fish rots from the head down

Meaning: It refers to failing organizations and how the blame of it should be on its 'head' that is its leadership.

Example: The company was bound to be closed sooner or later considering the kind of mangers that they had hired. A fish rots from the head down after all. Read on

hit the nail on the head

Meaning: be accurately right about something

Example: Stephen hit the nail on the head when he said that what the company was lacking in was clear vision and focus. Read on

come to a head

Meaning: to reach a point in a situation where action needs to be taken

Example: The negative political climate in America seems to have come to a head. Read on

head in the clouds

Meaning: daydreaming or absentminded

Example: He roams around all night with his head in the clouds. Read on

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broken heart

Meaning: break someone's heart

Example: I know he broke your heart, but there are other boys out there who are better than him. Read on

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