Definition of “scratch your head” - English Dictionary

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“scratch your head” in British English

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scratch your head

to think hard about something:

A lot of people must be scratching their heads 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 difficulty understanding 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)

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