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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Jack, 29, warns James, 39: "She's in the audience this evening so you better tread very carefully." But James puts a rose between his teeth and lip syncs to a love song, as Jack's poor mum Hilary hides her head in her hands.
Small at first and in fear, she soon rises to heaven, Walks upon landand hides her head in the clouds (or should we say the Burj Khalifa)C*"
UNCOVERED: Bruce shows off naked photos of Carmen in Playboy mag; CRINGING: Model hides her head in hands as actor flicks through pages; NO MORE: She lurches over Bruce's desk to snatch the magazine off him