throw\ 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • fling oneself at someone's head — See: THROW ONESELF AT SOMEONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • head — See: ACID HEAD, BEAT INTO ONE S HEAD, BEAT ONE S HEAD AGAINST A WALL, BIG HEAD, COUNT HEADS, EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FROM HEAD TO FOOT, GET THROUGH ONE S HEAD, GOOD HEAD ON ONE S SHOULDERS, GO TO ONE S HEAD, HANG ONE S HEAD, HAVE ONE S… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • head — See: acid head, beat into one s head, beat one s head against a wall, big head, count heads, eyes in the back of one s head, from head to foot, get through one s head, good head on one s shoulders, go to one s head, hang one s head, have one s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw — /throh/, v., threw, thrown, throwing, n. v.t. 1. to propel or cast in any way, esp. to project or propel from the hand by a sudden forward motion or straightening of the arm and wrist: to throw a ball. 2. to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun… …   Universalium

  • foot — See: AT ONE S FEET, COLD FEET, DEAD ON ONE S FEET, DRAG ONE S FEET, FROM HEAD TO FOOT, GET OFF ON THE WRONG FOOT, GET ONE S FEET WET, HAND AND FOOT, KEEP ONE S FEET, KNOCK OFF ONE S FEET, LAND ON ONE S FEET, LET GRASS GROW UNDER ONE S FEET, ONE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foot — See: at one s feet, cold feet, dead on one s feet, drag one s feet, from head to foot, get off on the wrong foot, get one s feet wet, hand and foot, keep one s feet, knock off one s feet, land on one s feet, let grass grow under one s feet, one… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Types of gestures — Gestures are a form of body language or non verbal communication.Although some gestures, such as the ubiquitous act of pointing, differ little from one place to another, most gestures do not have invariable or universal meanings, having specific… …   Wikipedia


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