get (one's) head down

(redirected from gets his head down)

get (one's) head down

1. To take a nap. I just need to get my head down for a few minutes, so that I don't fall asleep at my desk.
2. To put forth effort on a task that involves reading or writing. If you just get your head down, you'll finish your paper much faster.
See also: down, get, head

get your head down

1. If you get your head down, you concentrate and work hard at something. I could really do with getting my head down and finishing this chapter.
2. If you get your head down, you go to sleep. I'm going to get my head down for a bit. Compare with keep your head down.
See also: down, get, head

get your head down

1 sleep. 2 concentrate on the task in hand. British informal
See also: down, get, head

get your ˈhead down

(informal)
1 work or study hard: If you want to pass that French exam, you’ll have to get your head down.
2 go to bed and sleep: It’s time to get our heads down; we have to be up early tomorrow morning.
See also: down, get, head
References in periodicals archive ?
I really do hope others antso Bendtner (below) gets his head down, works hard for the team, brings into the game and scores the goals that can get my old side into the playoffs or beyond.
He just gets his head down and gets it done and I think those will be traits that will get recognised through the age groups.
Mako Vunipola (front right) gets his head down during training for Sunday's showdown in Rome
Hopefully he gets his head down and concentrates on what he is good at.
Naismith simply gets his head down in training and makes sure he is ready when called upon.
If Suarez gets his head down and scores goals, whatever has been said this summer will soon be forgotten.
I would hope that Wayne Rooney settles down over the summer - Sir Alex Ferguson says he's not leaving this football club - that he gets his head down, brings himself back.
But his success has brought a rider, who gets his head down to get the work done in the garage and on track, increased attention at KRT's fan meetings with Sykes having reached a kind of folk-hero status to many SBK fans all over the world in the way he rode so well to almost become champion last year.
If he gets his head down then becoming a coach or pundit is not impossible.
He doesn't work the crowd, he just gets his head down and gets on with the job.
It's important he gets his head down and makes sure he is ready to show his worth to the manager as soon as they start back.
He is a bit nervous at first but gets his head down and blazes a hundred.
Hull hardman Peter Cusack gets his head down and bulldozes his way through the Warrington defence
I hope he gets his head down because he knows what he can do.
On-trial Jordan Brown gets his head down in training at City's training camp in Austria.