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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Instead of hiding our heads ostrich-like in the sand, we need to end this policy of supporting our so-called strategic assets.
It seems to me we are hiding our heads in the sand when such generalities do not identify the specifics of what the U.