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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #122657: Vocabulary: your head
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Human body | Idioms [Change theme]
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    Vocabulary: your head


    A HEAD is, of course, a fundamental part of a body... It's normally what is first seen of an individual and what identifies individuals... Inside the skull is the brain which reacts to the outside world...(and to our inner world too!) Thanks to our brains sensations and emotions are expressed on our faces... A head can be hard ( a hard head), and it can be lost easily  (to lose your head/ to lose your mind). Many expressions mention this essential  part of our anatomy. 

     



                          

                 To be bald (headed)          

                  To be empty-headed         

                   an egghead

                     a big head 

                  To be a blockhead= hardheaded           

                    To have a head cold

                           

                 To hit a nail on the head    

       To bite your head off = get very angry          

            To have a splitting headache

                      

                To laugh one's head off                

                        To toss heads or tails

                  To stand on one's head

        

        To be head over heels in love    

               Two heads are better than one...

       = you should really see a doctor!


    Many words, expressions and proverbs... 

     To be over head and ears in work   To be off one's head 
     To go/ fall/ turn head over heels  To have no heads for heights 
     To hit one's head against the wall  To jump in head first/ foremost   
     To lift up one's head  To puzzle one's head (over stg)
     To reckon in one's head  To shake one's head
     I can't make head or tail of...  To stand head and shoulders over the rest  
     To toss heads or tails  Success has gone to his head
     My head is spinning  ... from head to foot
     To be big/ thick/ wooden-headed To be off one's head 
     To give sb a headache To have a bad head/ a hangover


               

       To have a head like a sieve [siv] 

        To have one's head in the sand

         To have one's head in the clouds

               

    The head of a dog? the tail of a lion? 

    To have eyes at the back of your head

    To talk off the top of one's head


    You don't have to remember all of them... (sigh of relief! ) Just try to use those which have managed to catch your attention, or have made you smile... 

     



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