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Idioms

lose your head

This page is about the idiom lose your head

Meaning

If you lose your head, you become very angry about something.

For example

  • When some people at the hospital said they wouldn't help my injured friend because he didn't have his ID card, I lost my head and shouted, "What's wrong with you people? He's dying!"

  • If you're in a government office and an official is making life difficult for you, try not to lose your head. It won't help if you shout at them.

Quick Quiz

We were all surprised when Tracey suddenly lost her head and

a. started laughing

b. started staring at her fingers

c. started shouting and thumping the table

Idiom of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey