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Meaning of “scratch your head” in the English Dictionary

"scratch your head" in British English

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scratch your head

to ​think hard about something: A lot of ​people must be ​scratchingtheirheads about which way to ​vote.
(Definition of scratch your head from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scratch your head" in American English

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scratch your head

to have ​difficultyunderstanding something: All I can do is scratch my ​head and ​ask why.
(Definition of scratch your head from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scratch your head”
in Chinese (Simplified) 冥思苦想…
in Chinese (Traditional) 埋頭苦思…
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