Hiding one's 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.
References in periodicals archive
In this viral age, hiding one's head
in the sand is no longer possible.
Hiding one's head
under the blanket and outlawing democratic views will not solve our dire problems.
Avoiding conflict is similar to "hiding one's head
in the sand," thinking (and hoping) that the issue will go away or be resolved on its own.