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mess with someone's head

Definition of mess with someone's head in English:

US informal Cause someone to feel frustrated, anxious, or upset.
Example sentences
  • I think there is a real live monkey living in my computer and he messes with my head by dealing me hands that cannot be won.
  • You know, anybody who's gone without sleep, even for just one night, knows that it can really sort of, you know, mess with your head.
  • He had offseason ankle surgery, and though trainer Dave England says the ankle no longer is bothering Johnson, it may be messing with his head.
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