It’s time for some more idioms and I’d like to dedicate this post to some common expressions we use with the word “head”. They are, in fact, idioms that are used very often in both spoken and written English.
I. I always keep my head.
Meaning: I never lose control of my emotions.
2. It never entered my head.
Meaning: I never even thought about it.
3. I brought matters to a head.
Meaning: I made sure something had to be decided.
4. My head is in the clouds.
Meaning: I’m not a practically minded person.
5. I can’t make head nor tail of this.
Meaning: I don’t understand it at all.
6. I’m in way over my head.
Meaning: I’m involved so far that it’s out of my control.
7. I could do it standing on my head.
Meaning: I find it really easy.
8. The fame has completely gone to my head.
Meaning: I’ve let my feelings get out of control.
9. He’s off his head.
Meaning: He’s gone mad or he is completely drunk (depending on the context)
10. She likes to keep her head down.
Meaning: She avoids attracting attention.
11. They’re still scratching their heads over the results.
Meaning: They’re finding it hard to understand the results.
12. That joke just went over my head.
Meaning: I didn’t understand the joke.
There are plenty more expressions with ‘head’. Why don’t you share some here with me?
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How about “To hit the nail on the head”?
Of course, thanks for reminding me of this.