put (one's) head down

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put (one's) head down

1. Literally, to place one's head on a surface, such as a pillow or a table or desk, to rest or take a nap. I feel a little woozy. I think I just need to put my head down for a few minutes.
2. To put forth effort on a task that involves reading or writing. If you just put your head down, you'll finish your paper much faster.
See also: down, head, put
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At the end of the race, you have to put your head down and go for it.
Lt-Col Neilson said: "You just put your head down and get on with it.
Just put your head down and raise your arm if you voted,'' she told the Who's Who of women film luminaries who filled a banquet hall at the Century Plaza Hotel.
Lt-Col Neilson said: "You put your head down and get on with it.
Then on Saturday night, you put your head down on the pillow and know you've done your job,''' Sherman said.
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