Hiding your head - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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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And so it was business as usual until the rains began to wreak havoc again, reminding us that the laws of nature take their course and that hiding your head
in the sand does not chase the clouds away.
Admitting mistakes is much better than hiding your head
in the sand when it comes to reform and development.