hide (one's) head

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hide (one's) head

To lower one's head or cover one's face, typically due to embarrassment or shame. Michael showed me exactly who had broken my vase when he hid his head in response to my question. I totally forgot to do my homework, so all I could do was hide my head as my teacher collected it from everyone else.
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In every sense we will not be liked by the majority of the beneficiaries of this boom but to ignore it will be hiding our head in the sand not following the events that are coming.
They are across the water from us and we cannot ignore them and act like an ostrich - hiding our head in the sand and thinking that there is no neighbour across the water," he told the GDN on the first day of the Manama Dialogue.
Instead of hiding our heads ostrich-like in the sand, we need to end this policy of supporting our so-called strategic assets.
It seems to me we are hiding our heads in the sand when such generalities do not identify the specifics of what the U.