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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


What does come to a head mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

come to a head


The phrase come to a head is an idiomatic expression. It is used to indicate that a situation suddenly becomes worse.

Another variation of this idiom is:

bring to a head


They didn't like each other and things came to a head when she asked for divorce.

They had been in a stormy relationship and his drug addiction brought everything to a head.

This idiom is in the parts of the body category

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