Definition of 'head'
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It was hard getting my head round all of that. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You must walk away with your head held high. The Sun (2016)Do we really want to pat these people on the head and ask them to grow up? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the proliferation of pots with apparently competing attributes makes the head spin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was incredible, seeing pictures in my head brought to life. The Sun (2017)It's like a cross on top of your head and it goes back into a bun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Senior managers could be encouraged to leave industry and become heads to help tackle the shortage, gaining classroom experience as part of their training. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The figures show that the university spent 32 a head on counselling services last year, well above the average. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It pinged off my head into the top corner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have been seen turning their head and preening their back while still flying. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They put a blanket over our heads and sped away. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet there is concern that success may have gone to the heads of wine makers. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Make sure you head down early in the day to get a good spot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You must also put your head more above your left foot than the right. Winning Golf for Women (1993)The head of department was in such a foul mood. The Sun (2010)Tommy knew it was a bad idea as soon as he changed on to the new heading. BomberYou make the pictures in your head and do the voices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You have to get inside the heads of your prospects. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We had not won in the league and that had played a big part in our heads. The Sun (2011)Scotland was first to feel the change in temperature as the front headed east midweek. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They head for a line of metal cages piled up with white candles. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)Do you know the relative chances of a coin landing heads up twice in a row? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Using the same wet and used brush head both day and night can be ineffective. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It gives me the weekend to get my head together. Times, Sunday Times (2008)New folks always want to meet the head person. Christianity Today (2000)There are moments when your head becomes a blur. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Each has a spider body with a chapter heading and a series of wavy lines going in and another going out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He said that resources were being wasted as a result with different research programmes heading up blind alleys one after each other. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Another car fills up behind them, and they all head off in convoy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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