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use one's head

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up yours


(Variations: you or your ass or your butt or your gig or your giggy or any other synonym of ass may replace yours) An exclamation of strong defiance, contempt, rejection, etc: Up yours, sister, he thought tardily as the barbs quivered home

[1950s+; a shortening of stick it up your ass]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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use one's head

Think, have common sense, as in Use your head, Martin. No one's coming out in this weather. This idiom uses head in the sense of “brain” or “intellect,” a usage dating from the late 1300s.
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