Idiom of the Day
head off (someone) or head (someone) off
to get in front of someone and stop him or her, to turn someone back
In the movie the soldiers tried to head off the gang at the mountain pass.
Benefits of Apples
When consumed in very large amounts, cyanide in apple seeds interferes with your bodys ability to carry oxygen in red blood cells, causing death by asphyxiation. Symptoms of cyanide poisoning, one of the quickest poisoning agents, include rapid breathing, headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness and rapid or very slow heartbeat. You could develop seizures, lose consciousness or stop breathing altogether.