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.
See also: head, hide
References in classic literature ?
Also to tell you, that you had best seek that home of yours, with all speed, and hide your head among those excellent people who are expecting you, and whom your money will console.
Do you hide your head and pretend it isn't happening?
Don't hide your head in the sand – contact one of the free debt charities for a chat about all the options open to you, there is help out there.
Do not hide your head in the sand, there is every chance something can be done to reverse the abnormalities - it really depend on what the colposcopy reveals.
It is important not to hide your head in the sand or try to convince yourself that this couldn't possibly happen to your child.
Sometimes you just want to hide your head under a blanket and hope it all goes away.
Critics have charged that New York City's Harvey Milk High School is a "hide your head in the sand" approach to fighting antigay bigotry.
Either that or you hide your head in the sand by losing those love handles under the largest cosy jumper you can find in the wardrobe.
Don't hide your head and hope the letters will stop coming.