out of one's hair

out of one's hair
get rid of someone who is a nuisance

She finally got her children out her hair and was able to study for her exam.


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  • out of one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Rid of as a nuisance; relieved of as an annoyance. * /Harry got the boys out of his hair so he could study./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S WAY. Contrast: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Rid of as a nuisance; relieved of as an annoyance. * /Harry got the boys out of his hair so he could study./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S WAY. Contrast: IN ONE S HAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's hair — phrasal out of one s way ; not in one s hair < keep the children out of his hair for a while > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out\ of\ one's\ hair — adj. phr. informal Rid of as a nuisance; relieved of as an annoyance. Harry got the boys out of his hair so he could study. Compare: out of one s way Contrast: in one s hair …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of one's hair — phrasal : eliminated as an annoying factor keep the children of the guests occupied and out of their mothers hair Marvin Schwartz …   Useful english dictionary

  • Out of one's own head — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Bothering you again and again; always annoying. * /Johnny got in Father s hair when he was trying to read the paper by running and shouting./ * /The grown ups sent the children out to play so that the children wouldn t be… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Bothering you again and again; always annoying. * /Johnny got in Father s hair when he was trying to read the paper by running and shouting./ * /The grown ups sent the children out to play so that the children wouldn t be… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ one's\ hair — adj. phr. informal Bothering you again and again; always annoying. Johnny got in Father s hair when he was trying to read the paper by running and shouting. The grown ups sent the children out to play so that the children wouldn t be in their… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tear one's hair — phrasal : to pull or pluck one s hair as an expression of grief, rage, frustration, desperation, anxiety; also : to feel or display such an emotion tearing his hair over a pile of bills * * * tear one s hair 1. Former …   Useful english dictionary

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