go over someone's head


Definition of go over someone's head

: to discuss something with a person who is higher in rank than someone else : to bypass a person of immediately higher rank and seek out a person of even higher rank He went over his supervisor's head to complain to the company's president about the policy.

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“Go over someone's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20over%20someone%27s%20head. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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