put our/your/their heads together(redirected from put one's heads together)
put our/your/their heads together
To work together to come up with an idea or solution. If the two of you put your heads together, I'm confident you'll figure out a workable solution. Don't worry, we're putting our heads together to come up with a catchier slogan right now.
put people's heads together
to join together with someone to confer. Let's put our heads together and come up with a solution to this problem. Mary and Ted put their heads together, but failed to provide anything new.
put our heads together
Also, put their heads together. Discuss or plan something among ourselves (or themselves), as in Let's put our heads together and figure out what we can give him for his birthday. This idiom, alluding to combining mental forces, originated in the late 1300s as lay our heads together and acquired its current form in the second half of the 1800s.
put your heads together
If people put their heads together, they try to solve a problem together. If there's a problem, we all just sit down, put our heads together and figure it out.