›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.
We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and