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Meaning of "give someone his head" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE SOMEONE HIS HEAD

give someone his head play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE SOMEONE HIS HEAD

give rise to
give someone a leg up
give someone a piece of one´s mind
give someone a row
give someone curry
give someone enough rope to hang himself
give someone hell
give someone one
give someone the air
give someone the benefit of the doubt
give someone the best
give someone the bird
give someone the cold shoulder
give someone the dingbats
give someone the flick
give someone the slip
give something a miss
give something a whirl
give something houseroom
give suck to

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE SOMEONE HIS HEAD

against the head
ahead
big head
cylinder head
department head
deputy head
give head
hit the nail on the head
keep one´s head
knock on the head
machine head
off one´s head
on one´s head
pan and tilt head
pressure head
read head
read-write head
short head
shower head
swollen head
year head

Synonyms and antonyms of give someone his head in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «give someone his head» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

给别人头上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar a alguien la cabeza
570 millions of speakers

English

give someone his head
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी को अपने सिर दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء شخص رأسه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать кому голову
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar a alguém a cabeça
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তার মাথা কেউ দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner à quelqu´un la tête
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memberi seseorang kepalanya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jemandem den Kopf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰かに彼の頭を与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누군가가 자신의 머리를 부여
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi wong sirah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cung cấp cho người đầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாராவது அவரது தலையை கொடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणाचे तरी डोके द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Başkasına başını koymak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare a qualcuno la sua testa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać komuś głowę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати кому голову
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da cineva capul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσει κάποιος το κεφάλι του
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee iemand sy kop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge någon hans huvud
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi noen hodet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give someone his head

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE SOMEONE HIS HEAD»

The term «give someone his head» is normally little used and occupies the 149.180 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE SOMEONE HIS HEAD»

Discover the use of give someone his head in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give someone his head and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Collection of Confusible Phrases
... other for six years, but she refuses to give him her hand. give someone a head give someone his head give someone a head (of alcohol) cause headache to a person: It didn't give you a head like beer. give someone his head I . (of a horse)  ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2004
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
by a short head see short. get (something) into (someone's) head (in/) to make ( someone) recognize that (something) is true, necessary etc: I can 't get it into his head that he will never be an artist. give (someone) his head to allow (someone)  ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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Chambers Idioms
by a short head see short. get (something) into (someone's) head (inf) to make ( someone) recognize that (something) is true, necessary etc: I can't get it into his head that he will never be an artist. give (someone) his head to allow (someone) to ...
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Concise English Dictionary
give someone his head): go over someone's head to take a complaint, etc. directly to a person more senior than someone; go to one's head to disturb one's sobriety or good sense; have a head on one's shoulders to have ability and balance: ...
G. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
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English
Underneath each say briefly what it means. smell a rat sit on the fence a wolf in sheep's clothing barking up the wrong tree turn over a new leaf give someone his head idiom meaning idiom meaning idiom meaning idiom meaning idiom ...
John Jackman, Wendy Wren, 1999
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アメリカ囗語辞典
(T>t *) XffiS,®. ii:R < Wtffikt ?3 Mt«>L'Ci''f/(:»«>t,^^< "OiWtfcWo 0 (fully) realize get it through someone's head (that ~) [gedit8ru(:) ~ he(:)d] (gj (HBst UT) #*\iE>-t*5 O get it through one's head (that ~) give someone his head [giv ~ he(:)d] g ...
John G. McCaleb, 安田一郎, Edward Seidensticker, 1983
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The Key to English: Figurative expressions
... but they're just giving him enough rope to hang himself. give someone his head permit someone to act freely Well, he is young and inexperienced, but let's give him his head for a while and see how he makes out. give someone the air ( gate) ...
English Language Services, 1966
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Englesko-srpski Frazeološki Rečnik: L-Z
(to) give someone his head. to let someone have it (with both barrels) informal x pokazati kome njegovog boga; obruSiti se na koga (svom silinom); iestoko napasti/iskritikovati koga x Sally kept talking in class until the teacher became angry ...
Živorad Kovačević, 1997
9
朗文现代英汉双解词典
... point $li£ttWHfl9:- 26 bury one's head in the sand to avoid facing some difficulty i'i tft& A ; &33 ffltt □ 27 eat/talk/shout one's bead off infml to eat/talk/shout repeatedly, for a long time, or loudly (#tE£)**iife3( *#**/ll/*.2a give someone his head to ...
普罗克特 (Procter, Paul), 1988
10
All We Know: Three Lives
In Madge's words: “Dody had . . that way, she was a wonderful editorishe would give someone his head.” MG to Hilary Spurling, conversation, March 29, 1989. “ She . . . water”: West, Recollections, 90. “perfectly repellent Bayswater. . . Square” : ...
Lisa Cohen, 2012

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