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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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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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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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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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roof over one's headSomewhere to live; shelter.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 this lUsed to make fun of someone when they say/do something stupid; they take a "L" or a "Loss"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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