knock (one's) head off

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knock (one's) head off

To strike one with great force, usually in the head. Usually used as a threat or a hypothetical action. If you insult me like that again, I'll knock your head off! That football nearly knocked my head off. I'm glad I ducked in time!
See also: head, knock, off

I’ll knock your ˈblock/ˈhead off!

(British English, spoken) used to threaten somebody that you will hit them
See also: block, head, knock
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"Of course they had the power to knock my head off, but did they?
She, of course, wanted to knock my head off my shoulders for being such a Destructive Little Madam (should have been my middle name, so often were those three words used in relation to yours truly) but he would have none because Baby of it.
I think the first training session I turned up at Dale McIntosh was trying to knock my head off with a pad!
"To be honest, I would have felt more comfortable facing an England bowler trying to knock my head off than awkwardly socialise with my elders," he admitted.
Being English, when I batted they wanted to knock my head off. That's the way it always is with them.
I don't feel nervous about it, I might have a different feeling a bit different nearer the time when someone is trying to knock my head off!
I remember Jim Beglin at Leeds telling me to sit down or he was going to knock my head off. It wasn't an idle threat so I sat down.
He added: "I was informed in no uncertain manner that Cusine could knock my head off."
"Suddenly I went from playing 18-year-olds at a time when I was probably the biggest of them to taking on 30-year-old blokes who seemed to be trying to knock my head off.
"But I was really worried beforehand because I thought one of the Hull team would try to knock my head off.
"I want him to knock my head off coming to collect crosses!"
Campbell may have had a reputation for being a bully - he threatened to knock my head off once - but he was always loyal to those he thought were doing a good job for Labour.
"My opponent is a good fighter and he's coming to try and knock my head off - but I'm letting nothing come in my way.