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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Sometimes he puts his head down and forgets where he's putting his feet.
If he puts his head down and puts his Twitter thing away for a year and concentrates on his football, he could be back in the Premiership.
When the recurring headaches become migraines, Kibble puts his head down and tries to sleep.
2) First-round leader Fred Funk puts his head down on the 12th green, where he carded his first bogey.
Chavez jokes with his people while Arum is speaking, he puts his head down and naps, De La Hoya said, "The secret is to look like you're interested.
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