have a good head on (one's) shoulders

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have a good head on (one's) shoulders

To be capable of making sound, responsible decisions. Joe has a good head on his shoulders, so I highly doubt that he would go to Vegas and gamble all his money away.
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have a good head on one's shoulders

Fig. to have common sense; to be sensible and intelligent. Mary doesn't do well in school, but she's got a good head on her shoulders. John has a good head on his shoulders and can be depended on to give good advice.
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