on one's head meaning

[American slang]
adv. phr. On one's self. When the school board fired the superintendent of schools, they brought the anger of the parents upon their heads. Billy had been naughty all day, but he really brought his parents' anger down on his head by pushing his little sister into a mud puddle.

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