go to one's head

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go to one's head

  1. Make one dizzy or drunk, as in Wine always goes to her head. [c. 1900]

  2. Make one proud or vain, as in All this money is going to his head. [Early 1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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