I didn't mean for him to blow his brains out either!
Not at the head of the line when brains were passed out, but basically a good slob.
She wished she could share Katie's faith in her brother, but the only picture she could summons was a short, pale, overweight man with more brains for business than aptitude in mechanics.
Others in that heat and crush racked their brains to find some thought and hastened to utter it.
Grenville's attitude in this matter was somewhat aggressive; his colleagues were not unanimous in supporting him, and Sheridan, one of them, said "he had known many men knock their heads against a wall, but he had never before heard of any man who collected the bricks and built the very wall with an intention to knock out his own brains against it."