head off

  • 1 Head Off — álbum de versiones de The Hellacopters Publicación 30 de marzo de 2008 …

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  • 2 head off — (something) to avoid something bad by doing something now. The UN Security Council is hoping to head off further violence. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of head someone or something off (= to stop the movement of people or animals by… …

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  • 3 head off to — (somewhere) to go somewhere. While Marianne heads off to work each morning, Keith takes care of the kids …

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  • 4 head off — index avert, check (restrain) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 head off — verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening (Freq. 3) Let s avoid a confrontation head off a confrontation avert a strike • Syn: ↑debar, ↑forefend, ↑forfend, ↑ …

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  • 6 head off — phrasal verb Word forms head off : present tense I/you/we/they head off he/she/it heads off present participle heading off past tense headed off past participle headed off 1) [transitive] to prevent something from taking place The police acted… …

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  • 7 Head Off — Infobox Album | Name = Head Off Type = Album Artist = The Hellacopters Released = April 18, 2008 Recorded = 2007 Genre = Garage Rock Length = Label = Wild Kingdom Backstage Alliance Toy s Factory Producer = Chips K. Reviews = *Allmusic rating|2|5 …

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  • 8 head off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you head off a person, animal, or vehicle, you move to a place in front of them in order to capture them or make them change the direction they are moving in. [V n P] He changed direction swiftly, turned into the hallway and… …

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  • 9 head off — verb a) To begin moving away. (We will head off on our holidays tomorrow) b) To intercept. The cavalry will head off the bandits at the pass. Syn: cut off …

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  • 10 head off — 1) he went to head off the cars Syn: intercept, divert, deflect, redirect, reroute, draw away, turn away 2) they headed off a confrontation Syn: forestall, avert, ward off, fend off, stave off …

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  • 11 head off — transitive verb Date: 1841 to turn back or turn aside ; block, prevent < head them off at the pass > < attempts to head off the imminent crisis > …

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  • 12 head off — 1) get in front of and stop, turn back In the western movie the soldiers went to head off the gang at the mountain pass. 2) block, stop, prevent They were able to head off a strike by the union at the last minute …

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  • 13 head off — [laugh/scream/shout (etc.)] your head off to laugh/scream/shout etc. very much and very loudly. He laughed his head off when he read the letter …

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  • 14 head off — phr verb Head off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑catastrophe …

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  • 15 head off — head (someone/something) off to stop the movement of people or animals by getting in front of them. The horses broke into a gallop, and Pete yelled for Jack to head them off …

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  • 16 head off — {v.} 1. To get in front of and stop, turn back, or turn aside. * /The sheriff said to head the cattle thieves off at the pass./ 2. To block; stop; prevent. * /He will get into trouble if someone doesn t head him off./ …

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  • 17 head off — {v.} 1. To get in front of and stop, turn back, or turn aside. * /The sheriff said to head the cattle thieves off at the pass./ 2. To block; stop; prevent. * /He will get into trouble if someone doesn t head him off./ …

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  • 18 head\ off — v 1. To get in front of and stop, turn back, or turn aside. The sheriff said to head the cattle thieves off at the pass. 2. To block; stop; prevent. He will get into trouble if someone doesn t head him off …

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  • 19 head off — Synonyms and related words: avert, bear off, draw aside, ease off, edge off, fly off, gee, glance, glance off, go off, haw, jib, make way for, move aside, sheer off, shove aside, shunt, shy, shy off, side, sidestep, sidetrack, sidle, steer clear… …

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  • 20 head off — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. block off, interfere with, intervene; see stop 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To block the progress of and force to change direction: cut off, intercept. See ALLOW …

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