put an idea in one's head
see put ideas into someone's head.
A language spoken in only one townLast week, we stumbled upon this article from the New York Times’ Frugal Traveler about a language hidden in rural Portugal. In the northeast corner of Portugal, there is a tiny county called Miranda do Douro and in Miranda do Douro many inhabitants do not speak Portuguese, but rather its distant cousin, Mirandese. This region is geographically divided from the rest of Portugal by two …
All in One Basket: 8 Eggcentric ExpressionsRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- put a spin on,
- put about,
- put across,
- put all one's eggs in one basket,
- put an end to,
- put aside,
- put at ease,
- put at someone's disposal,
- put away,
- put back
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