fling\ oneself\ at\ someone's\ head

• throw oneself at someone's head
• fling oneself at someone's head
v. phr. informal
To try hard and openly to make a person love you.

She threw herself at his head, but he was interested in another girl.

Compare: at one's feet

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • throw oneself at someone's head — or[fling oneself at someone s head] {v. phr.}, {informal} To try hard and openly to make a person love you. * /She threw herself at his head, but he was interested in another girl./ Compare: AT ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

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