head back

head back (some place)

to start moving back to some place. I walked to the end of the street and then headed back home. This is far enough. Let's head back.
See also: back, head
References in classic literature ?
As she spoke she tossed her head back, the Pail fell off it, and all the milk was spilt.
It seems impossible but that those gilt trucks which one had to tilt one's head back to see, now falling into the lower plane of vision, must perforce hit the very edge of the horizon.
Grandfather," said little Alice, laying her head back upon his arm, "I am very tired now.
He drew my head back and fixed the rein so tight that it was almost intolerable; then he went to Ginger, who was impatiently jerking her head up and down against the bit, as was her way now.
So he flew down and got that acorn, and fetched it up and dropped it in, and was just tilting his head back, with the heavenliest smile on his face, when all of a sudden he was paralyzed into a listening attitude and that smile faded gradually out of his countenance like breath off'n a razor, and the queerest look of surprise took its place.
He's only wearing a fox head for a time, until he can get his own head back.
She stopped, and bending her head back and on one side, began with her rapid hand taking out her hairpins.
I have been standing about, on this side of the way, to see that gentleman,' turning her head back towards Mr.
Pontellier, you are cruel," he said, with feeling, closing his eyes and resting his head back in his chair.
The Simpson baby had cuddled down sleepily in Rebecca's lap, leaning her head back and sucking her thumb contentedly.
And she leant her pretty head back against the sill, with half a yawn and half a sigh, and lapsed into an aspect of abstracted sadness: neither caring nor knowing whether we remarked her.
They did not have large heads, and between them and the Folk there was very little difference in the degree of the slant of the head back from the eyes.
Daughtry caught him by the jowl instead and slowly moved his head back and forth as he addressed him:
Francine stepped quietly into the carriage, when the train drew up, and laid her head back in a corner, and closed her eyes.
of the referee, Joe shoved his opponent's head back and sprang clear himself.