Meaning of “go over sb's head” in the English Dictionary


"go over sb's head" in English

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go over sb's head

to speak to or ask permission from someone who has more authority than the person who you would normally go to in that situation:

Amanda was refusing to give me the week off so I went over her head and spoke to the boss.

(Definition of “go over sb's head” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)