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a bruise on the side of her head
A thought suddenly came into my head.
I don’t want to put any ideas into your head.
He did the sums quickly in his head.
She did not speak the words, but instead whispered them inside her head.
The ceremony was attended by heads of government from eleven countries.
We walked straight to the head of the queue.
Inexperienced investors may indeed have been in over their heads.
You must be off your head if you think you’re going to get away with this.
Joey was lying on the floor, out of his head on vodka.
Everything came to a head last week when two of the teachers resigned.
Why can’t you get it into your head that we’re just friends?
Have you got your head around your new job yet?
It seems certain more heads will roll as the investigation gathers momentum.
We all have to co-operate just to keep our heads above water.
I have got to keep my head down and play it as it comes.
He needs his head examined, paying that much money for an old wreck of a car.