do one's head in

do one's head in
do one's head in Brit. informal make one extremely angry or agitated.
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  • use one's head — or {slang}[use one s bean] or {slang}[use one s noodle] or {slang} use[one s noggin] {v. phr.} To use your brain or mind; think; have common sense. Often used as a command. * /If you used your bean you wouldn t be in trouble now./ * /Never point… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • use one's head — or {slang}[use one s bean] or {slang}[use one s noodle] or {slang} use[one s noggin] {v. phr.} To use your brain or mind; think; have common sense. Often used as a command. * /If you used your bean you wouldn t be in trouble now./ * /Never point… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • over one's head — phrasal 1. : beyond one s comprehension he liked pictures but art criticism was over his head the speech went over the heads of the audience 2. : so as to pass over or ignore one s superior standing or authority quit when his juniors were… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's head — also[keep one s wits about one] {v. phr.} To stay calm when there is trouble or danger. * /When Tim heard the fire alarm he kept his head and looked for the nearest exit./ Compare: COUNT TO TEN. Contrast: LOSE ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's head — also[keep one s wits about one] {v. phr.} To stay calm when there is trouble or danger. * /When Tim heard the fire alarm he kept his head and looked for the nearest exit./ Compare: COUNT TO TEN. Contrast: LOSE ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Over one's head — Over O ver ([=o] v[ e]r), prep. [AS. ofer; akin to D. over, G. [ u]ber, OHG. ubir, ubar, Dan. over, Sw. [ o]fver, Icel. yfir, Goth. ufar, L. super, Gr. ype r, Skr. upari. [root]199. Cf. {Above}, {Eaves}, {Hyper }, {Orlop}, {Super }, {Sovereign},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shake one's head — phrasal : to move the head from side to side especially as an expression of disagreement, disapproval, or doubt * * * shake one s head To turn one s head from side to side as an indication of reluctance, rejection, denial, disapproval, etc • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

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