have head in the clouds

have one's head in the clouds

Fig. to be unaware of what is going on from fantasies or daydreams. "Bob, do you have your head in the clouds?" asked the teacher. She walks around all day with her head in the clouds. She must be in love.
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have your head in the clouds

to not know what is really happening around you because you are paying too much attention to your own ideas He's an academic. They've all got their heads in the clouds.
See also: cloud, have, head