›If something comes to a head or someone brings something to a head, a situationreaches a point where something must be done about it: Things hadn't been good between us for a while and this incident just brought it to a head.
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was