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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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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate 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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talk over someone's headTo communicate something beyond the level of comprehension of the target.Rate it:

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hold one's head highto act with pride; to be proud in a positive wayRate it:

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hold your head highStand erect, shoulders back, head high for actions taken over, up and beyond the ordinary response to the challenge.Rate it:

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hold overSomething left from an earlier time.Rate it:

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head over heelsAt top speed; frantically.Rate it:

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head over heelsHopelessly smitten.Rate it:

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head over heelsTumbling upside down.Rate 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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over one's headPerforming at a level greatly superior to one's usual level of performance.Rate it:

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hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.Rate it:

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hold someone's handTo grasp or hold a person's hand.Rate it:

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hold someone's handTo guide somebody through the basics or assist with excessively small details.Rate it:

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over and overRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate it:

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over and over againRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate it:

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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.Rate 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 to someone's headTo strongly affect a person, especially to the detriment of their senses or mental faculties.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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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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take someone's head offTo berate.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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f** someone overTo exploit somebody in a way which result in an advantage to oneself, at the cost of the other party gaining a considerable disadvantage.Rate it:

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fuck someone overto exploit somebody in a way which results in an advantage to oneself, at the cost of the other party gaining a considerable disadvantage.Rate it:

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haul someone over the coalsTo express anger with someone in no uncertain terms when they do something wrong.Rate it:

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pull the wool over someone's eyesTo deceive (someone).Rate it:

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written all over someone's faceVery obvious, from someone's facial expression.Rate it:

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hold backTo act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.Rate it:

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hold onWait a short while.Rate it:

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hold outTo hold something out; to extend forward.Rate it:

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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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to get hold of wrong end of the stickto not understand the situation correctlyRate it:

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hold backTo contain; stop.Rate it:

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hold backTo delay, especially in school.Rate it:

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hold onTo hold, grasp, or grip.Rate it:

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hold upTo rob at gunpoint.Rate it:

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hold onTo keep; to store something for someone.Rate it:

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hold upTo support or lift.Rate it:

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hold upTo wait or delay.Rate it:

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on holdWaiting on a telephone call.Rate it:

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apron string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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apron-string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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