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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Both individually and as teams they are all improving and rather than putting their heads down and just kicking the ball anywhere they are looking to pass to their team-mates.
The Lakers won 102-97 Sunday over the Minnesota Timberwolves by putting their heads down and plowing forward.
Many CEOs are now putting their heads down behind closed doors to survive,'' said James D.
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