fill (one's) head with (something)

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fill (one's) head with (something)

To cause one to begin having particular thoughts or ideas. Everything she's said sounds like it's straight out of Pat's wacky schemes. He must be filling her head with crazy ideas.
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fill someone's head with something

Fig. to put some kind of ideas into someone's head. Who's been filling your head with ideas like that? Mary has been filling my head with ideas about how to get rich.
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References in classic literature ?
He sent one of Sir John's best shepherds out of the country, after filling his head with ideas above his station.
She said they needed him to get a job as soon as possible and we were filling his head with big ideas about changing his life when he should be accepting his responsibilities.
Ferguson claimed his agent had been "filling his head with nonsense" and the contract row alerted a clutch of Premiership clubs including Newcastle, Middlesbrough and Aston Villa.