upon one's head

upon one's head
See: ON ONE'S HEAD.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • upon\ one's\ head — • (up)on one s head adv. phr. On one s self. When the school board fired the superintendent of schools, they brought the anger of the parents upon their heads. Billy had been naughty all day, but he really brought his parents anger down on his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • upon one's head — See: ON ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • upon one's head — on one s self He brought the anger on his own head and should not try and blame someone else …   Idioms and examples

  • on one's head — or[upon one s head] {adv. phr.} On one s self. * /When the school board fired the superintendent of schools, they brought the anger of the parents upon their heads./ * /Billy had been naughty all day, but he really brought his parents anger down… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's head — or[upon one s head] {adv. phr.} On one s self. * /When the school board fired the superintendent of schools, they brought the anger of the parents upon their heads./ * /Billy had been naughty all day, but he really brought his parents anger down… …   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

  • on\ one's\ head — • (up)on one s head adv. phr. On one s self. When the school board fired the superintendent of schools, they brought the anger of the parents upon their heads. Billy had been naughty all day, but he really brought his parents anger down on his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To be out of one's head — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give one the head — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To lose one's head — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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