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    Smile to head-butt

    Please, dear teachers and friends...

    What's the meaning of this?

    His job was to head-butt Mr Peterson if he got ....

    Does 'to head-butt someone' mean you hit him/her with your head?

    Thanks


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    Re: to head-butt

    What's the meaning of this?

    His job was to head-butt Mr Peterson if he got ....

    Does 'to head-butt someone' mean you hit him/her with your head?
    Yes, that's basically it. However, I suspect it's being used figuratively here. Here it probably means to take quick, decisive action to ensure that Mr. Peterson doesn't do some particular thing. Something along that line, depending on the context.

    Greg

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