you could tip your hat, toss your hat in the ring, bypass a hat or even put on numerous of them. Once in a while, someone can have a bee of their bonnet, or maybe a feather of their cap. In English, human beings might say in utter surprise, I'll eat my hat (In German, the equal idiom involves ingesting a brush).
now not too lengthy ago, humans in Germany, men in particular, wore hats to defend them from the factors after they left the residence. These days, you won't see a mass of hats whilst searching down a road in any major German metropolis any greater — however there are nevertheless plenty of phrases and idioms involving headwear.