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parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
have something on the brain
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the organ of the central nervous system contained within the skull, which thinks, interprets sensations, and coordinates motion and other activity in the rest of the body.
If someone is smart, we say that they have a good brain.
definition 2: the center of intelligence; mind.
As I get older, I find it's more difficult to hold facts in my brain.
definition 3: (usu. pl.) intelligence.
It takes a lot of brains to graduate with honors from this school.
definition 4: (pl.) the most intelligent person of a group, or the primary strategist or planner of something that requires careful thought.
He was the brains behind this carefully planned escape.We always said my sister was the brains of the family.
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phrase: have something on the brain
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: brains, braining, brained
definition: to strike a heavy blow on the head of.
He brained the poor man with a baseball bat.
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