get (one's) head down

(redirected from getting our heads 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 ?
No-one will be getting ahead of themselves, it's about coming in on Monday, getting our heads down, back to the grind, and we'll look to go again on Saturday.
He said: "We will be getting our heads down and trying to win every game to finish in the top four.
Although disappointing to lose the run, it's about getting our heads down and getting on with the next job," said Bayford.
We're getting our heads down, we're training as hard as we can.
We are getting our heads down and concentrating on playing," said Hopson, who has attracted interest from scouts at bigger clubs.
We have got Leicester at home on Saturday coming up, which is always a tough one, and we will be getting our heads down to put the work in on the training field.
If we do start getting our heads down then it's going to be difficult for us.
Rather than sharing the odd joke or two, it's been a case of getting our heads down and doing everything within our power to right the wrongs of that Rovers' reverse.
We want it badly so we'll just have to show that by getting our heads down and battling to get through a difficult tie.
We've got the players to do it and it's just a case of getting our heads down and working harder.
He said: "It's a matter of getting our heads down now and trying to clinch second place.
But until then, we have a professional job to be getting on with and we'll be getting our heads down and grinding out as many points as we can to take back home with us for Sunday night's second leg at 6.
However, there is no point getting our heads down, we need to get back on a roll.
I have only four signed players for next season at the moment and it's a matter of getting our heads down immediately to prepare a side for the next term.
After the unfortunate events over the weekend it's been a case of getting our heads down and just getting on with it.
Full browser ?