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verb
  1. 2

    head

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    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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hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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