go to someone's head


go to someone's head
go to someone's head 1) (of alcohol) make someone slightly drunk. 2) (of success) make someone conceited.
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  • someone's head on a plate — (someone s) head on a plate/platter if you want someone s head on a plate you are very angry with them and want them to be punished. The director was furious at what had happened and wanted Watt s head on a platter …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone's head on a platter — (someone s) head on a plate/platter if you want someone s head on a plate you are very angry with them and want them to be punished. The director was furious at what had happened and wanted Watt s head on a platter …   New idioms dictionary

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  • go to someone's head — 1) the wine has gone to my head Syn: intoxicate someone, befuddle someone, make someone drunk; informal make someone woozy; formal inebriate someone 2) her victory went to her head Syn: make someone conceited, make someone full of themselves,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • go to someone's head — 1 the wine has gone to my head: INTOXICATE, befuddle, make drunk; informal make woozy; formal inebriate. 2 her victory went to her head: MAKE CONCEITED, make someone full of themselves, turn someone s head, puff someone up. → head * * * (of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • go over someone's head — To take a problem, complaint, etc directly to a person more senior than someone • • • Main Entry: ↑head * * * go over someone s head : to discuss something with a person who is higher in rank than someone else He went over his supervisor s head… …   Useful english dictionary

  • go to (someone's) head — 1. if an alcoholic drink goes to someone s head, it makes them feel drunk very quickly. That glass of wine I had before supper went straight to my head. 2. if success goes to someone s head, it makes them believe they are more important than they …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to someone's head — informal 1) if success goes to someone s head, it makes them think that they are better or more important than they really are Success at such an early age can go to someone s head. 2) if an alcoholic drink goes to someone s head, it makes them… …   English dictionary

  • go over (someone's) head — 1. to deal with someone at a higher level. I would occasionally go over my manager s head to complain to the top financial officer. 2. to fail to understand something. She was being sarcastic, but he took her seriously the joke totally went over… …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to someone's head — 1》 (of alcohol) make someone slightly drunk. 2》 (of success) make someone conceited. → head …   English new terms dictionary


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