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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The way I look at it, with the Challenger, too, is we could sit back and hide our head in the sand and wait for someone else to do these things that are part of human nature, which is to explore and learn, or we can-our country--can be part of it in leading that.
There's no one is going to dig us out, there's nowhere we can hide our heads.
Doesn't that make us want to hide our heads in the sand?
Let us not hide our heads in the sand," AKEL MP Irini Charalambidou said.
Whether we like it or not if we wish to defend our homeland from this blatant infringement of our rights then we have to be prepared because sooner or later a confrontation will come and we cannot hide our heads in the sand and just keep our fingers crossed against the inevitable.
This is a very well prepared look at the current environment that draws some very dire conclusions if we continue to hide our heads in the sand," Slome explains.
I know my thoughts were extreme, but they are for the good of mankind and we cannot hide our heads in the sand forever.
and if we hide our heads in the sand, we're doing our patients a disservice.
They continue to emerge; we continue to hide our heads in the sand.
we cannot and must not hide our concern for grave world dangers, and while, at the same time, we cannot build walls around ourselves and hide our heads in the sand, we must go forward with all our strength to stress and to strive for international peace.