head

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head

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. has a [big, swelled] head
  2. a good head for [numbers, figures, math]
  3. has a good head on her shoulders
  4. keep a cool head
  5. is like a bear with a sore head
  6. I [hit, banged] my head (on)
  7. hit him in the head
  8. will hit you up the side of your head
  9. shave your head
  10. had his head shaved
  11. a [full, good] head of hair
  12. a head full of [dreams, big ideas, ideals]
  13. two heads are better than one
  14. put our heads together and [think of, come up with]
  15. put her head down in [disappointment, shame]
  16. [nodded, shook] his head
  17. don't lose your head (over)
  18. chopped off her head
  19. head and [neck, shoulders]
  20. head and shoulders above the [rest, others]
  21. my head hurts
  22. my head is spinning
  23. made my head spin
  24. the [joke, explanation] went over his head
  25. the [fame, money, champagne] went to his head
  26. can't get [the idea, that song, the image] out of my head
  27. slang: was out of his head on [drugs, heroin]
  28. fell head over heels [in love, for]
  29. keeping his head above water
  30. can't make head or tail of (what she's saying)
  31. heads or tails?
  32. [compete, race, go] head to head
  33. sexually explicit: get head
  34. sexually explicit: gave him head
  35. sexually explicit: gives good head
  36. the [former, current, future] head (of)
  37. the head of [state, the government, the company]
  38. (is) head of [marketing, design]
  39. the head of the household
  40. [adjust, replace, fix] the shower head
  41. [get to, start at] the head of the line
  42. the head of my beer
  43. the glass is all head
  44. slang: is a gear head
  45. [talks, process, negotiations, matters] came to a head
  46. at the head of the [race, class, procession]
n as adj
  1. a head [covering, scarf]
  2. [has, got, sustained, suffered] a head injury
  3. [has, remove] head lice
  4. [visit, frequent, go to] a head shop
  5. slang: [go to, see] a head [shrinker, shrink]
v
  1. head the [department, committee, school, government]
  2. head the [movement, revolution]
  3. heading the [research, investigation]
  4. heads the [household, family]
  5. heads the list (of)
  6. headed by [him, the president, the CEO]
  7. head to [the store, work, school, bed, sleep]
  8. head towards [the store]
  9. [seen, filmed] heading towards (the store)
  10. head over to [the store]
  11. [time to, better] start heading back
  12. head back to [the store]
  13. he headed out
  14. head out into the [night, snow, rain, storm]
  15. head out into the world
  16. head out into the wide [world, blue yonder]
  17. head out to sea
  18. heading in [different directions, the same direction]
  19. head off down the [road, street, river]
  20. the [car, bus, bike] headed off down the [road]
  21. I'm heading off (now)
  22. head them off at the [pass, junction, intersection, entrance]
  23. head off the [car, robbers, thieves]
  24. heading for [disaster, a fall, trouble, failure, ruin, bankruptcy]
adj
  1. the head [official, cook, engineer]
  2. UK: the head [boy, girl, teacher]
  3. UK: is Head [Girl, Boy, Prefect]
additional examples
  1. head the [department, committee, school, government]
  2. has a [big, swelled] head
  3. a head [covering, scarf]
  4. the head [official, cook, engineer]
  5. head the [movement, revolution]
  6. a good head for [numbers, figures, math]
  7. [has, got, sustained, suffered] a head injury
  8. UK: the head [boy, girl, teacher]
  9. heading the [research, investigation]
  10. has a good head on her shoulders
  11. [has, remove] head lice
  12. UK: is Head [Girl, Boy, Prefect]
  13. heads the [household, family]
  14. keep a cool head
  15. [visit, frequent, go to] a head shop
  16. got a head start on the [others, rest, competitors]
  17. heads the list (of)
  18. is like a bear with a sore head
  19. slang: [go to, see] a head [shrinker, shrink]
  20. headed by [him, the president, the CEO]
  21. I [hit, banged] my head (on)
  22. head to [the store, work, school, bed, sleep]
  23. hit him in the head
  24. head towards [the store]
  25. will hit you up the side of your head
  26. [seen, filmed] heading towards (the store)
  27. shave your head
  28. head over to [the store]
  29. had his head shaved
  30. [time to, better] start heading back
  31. a [full, good] head of hair
  32. head back to [the store]
  33. a head full of [dreams, big ideas, ideals]
  34. he headed out
  35. two heads are better than one
  36. head out into the [night, snow, rain, storm]
  37. put our heads together and [think of, come up with]
  38. head out into the world
  39. put her head down in [disappointment, shame]
  40. head out into the wide [world, blue yonder]
  41. [nodded, shook] his head
  42. head out to sea
  43. don't lose your head (over)
  44. heading in [different directions, the same direction]
  45. chopped off her head
  46. head off down the [road, street, river]
  47. head and [neck, shoulders]
  48. the [car, bus, bike] headed off down the [road]
  49. head and shoulders above the [rest, others]
  50. I'm heading off (now)
  51. my head hurts
  52. head them off at the [pass, junction, intersection, entrance]
  53. my head is spinning
  54. head off the [car, robbers, thieves]
  55. made my head spin
  56. heading for [disaster, a fall, trouble, failure, ruin, bankruptcy]
  57. the [joke, explanation] went over his head
  58. the [fame, money, champagne] went to his head
  59. can't get [the idea, that song, the image] out of my head
  60. slang: was out of his head on [drugs, heroin]
  61. fell head over heels [in love, for]
  62. keeping his head above water
  63. can't make head or tail of (what she's saying)
  64. heads or tails?
  65. [compete, race, go] head to head
  66. sexually explicit: get head
  67. sexually explicit: gave him head
  68. sexually explicit: gives good head
  69. the [former, current, future] head (of)
  70. the head of [state, the government, the company]
  71. (is) head of [marketing, design]
  72. the head of the household
  73. [adjust, replace, fix] the shower head
  74. [get to, start at] the head of the line
  75. the head of my beer
  76. the glass is all head
  77. slang: is a gear head
  78. [talks, process, negotiations, matters] came to a head
  79. at the head of the [race, class, procession]
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