The head sits on top of the neck and includes other body parts such as eyes, ears, hair, nose, and mouth. The plural is ‘heads’.

Did you know that head can be a verb too? To head means to go towards a particular direction or place. You may hear this verb if you ask for directions from an English person e.g. Head towards the river then turn left down Thames (pronounced ‘tems’) street. It’s a regular verb.

idioms with the body part ‘head’

Let’s look at some popular body idioms that contain the word ‘head’.


I’ve added the meaning and a picture example too.

idiomatic expressions with body parts - head