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head something up

 
1. Lit. to get something pointed in the right direction. (Especially a herd of cattle or a group of covered wagons.) Head those wagons up—we're moving out. Head up the wagons!
2. Fig. to be in charge of something; to be the head of some organization. I was asked to head the new committee up for the first year. Will you head up the committee for me?
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head up

Be in charge of, lead, as in She headed up the commission on conservation. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
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