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verb
  1. 2

    head

    or

    head up

    to be in control of a group or an organization

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  2. 3
    to be at the top of a list

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  3. 5
    to put a title at the top of a piece of writing

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  4. 6
    to hit the ball with your head in the game of soccer

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phrasal verbs

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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