hand (one) (one's) head

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hand (one) (one's) head

To completely destroy or devastate someone—as emphasized by the phrase's image of decapitation. I thought I was doing well in my new role, but man, did my boss hand me my head in my performance review!
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Anybody in that locker room, after tonight, or after other teams have handed us our head, were to think that would be in absolute (denial).