Definition of put ideas into someone's head in English:

put ideas into someone's head


  • Cause someone to start thinking about something, typically something regarded as unwise.

    ‘his warnings against wrongdoing put ideas into her head’
    • ‘This morning, I read several more chapters of Black Fiddle which put ideas into my head.’
    • ‘You shouldn't say such things to the children, putting ideas into their head!’
    • ‘This would happen if God were actively putting ideas into my head that, prima facie and in all cases, seemed to have some other source.’
    • ‘Books about outlaws were blamed because they put ideas into his head about an exciting life of crime.’