Definition of go to someone's head in English:

go to someone's head

phrase

  • 1(of alcohol) make someone dizzy or slightly drunk.

    • ‘The sangria had gone to my head and I badly wanted to go home.’
    • ‘I supposed that the large consumption of alcohol the night before had gone to his head.’
    • ‘I had two drinks that just went to my head, because I hadn't eaten.’
    • ‘Lily began feeling the alcohol go to her head after her 6th drink, and she almost passed out.’
    • ‘Maybe it was our French friend again - he is apparently a lover of all things Scottish, and clearly the whisky had gone to his head.’
    intoxicate, inebriate, befuddle, make someone intoxicated, make someone drunk, make someone dizzy, make someone's head spin
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    1. 1.1 (of success) make someone conceited.
      • ‘It's nice to hear that the news hasn't gone to his head.’
      • ‘He's a ref and it's gone to his head, he just had an authority thing, whether it was some sort of power trip I don't know.’
      • ‘And it is because of his home town, admits this designer modestly, that success has not gone to his head.’
      • ‘I am glad I had children before I got published, otherwise it might have gone to my head and I might start thinking book-writing was important.’
      • ‘All of the talent and fame haven't gone to his head.’
      • ‘It was the imagined glory of his role in local government which went to his head.’
      • ‘It seems that the power of being Vice President has finally gone to his head.’
      • ‘And has mixing in venerable music circles gone to his head?’
      • ‘Something about being first in the procession went to my head instead.’
      • ‘Then I won a prize in the talent show and it all went to my head.’
      make someone conceited, make someone arrogant, turn someone's head, make someone full of themselves, puff someone up
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